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Edinburgh lawyer takes on global role at legal firm Pinsent Masons

Edinburgh-based solicitor advocate Jim Cormack, QC, has been appointed Global Head of Pinsent Masons’ Litigation, Regulatory and Tax (LRT) team.The role involves leading the law firm’s 265-strong LRT offering, which covers common law and...

Capital move for international law firm Pinsent Masons

International law firm Pinsent Masons have completed a move into new offices in the centre of Edinburgh’s financial district.More than 200 lawyers and business operations colleagues will have access to the 25,000 sq ft...

Third law student supported by Kirk Murdoch Scholarship scheme

Edinburgh University law student, Felix Main, has been named as the third recipient of the Kirk Murdoch Scholarship, which was set up in memory of the highly respected lawyer.The scholarship provides financial support, professional...

Top lawyer gets new brief as EIFF and Filmhouse Edinburgh chief

Top lawyer Alastair Morrison has been appointed Chair of the Edinburgh International Film Festival, Filmhouse Edinburgh and Aberdeen’s Belmont Filmhouse.Currently a Partner and Head of Client Strategy at international law firm Pinsent Masons, the...

Pinsent Masons rolls out equality law practice in Scotland

Multinational law firm Pinsent Masons has launched a unique equality law specialism that supports businesses in managing the cultural and legal aspects of discrimination and inclusion issues.The new practice addresses a broader challenge facing...

Pinsent Masons partners promotions boost energy sector expertise

Multinational law firm Pinsent Masons has announced the promotion of 19 individuals to its partnership, including two in Scotland.Edinburgh-based Ronan Lambe, a specialist in energy, renewables and clean tech, and energy and real estate...

Simpson & Marwick return to Edinburgh property sector

A household legal name will return to the Edinburgh property market in a deal which sees Simpson & Marwick become part of the ambitious Aberdeins professional services firm.Simpson & Marwick will go out on...

Legal moves at city firms

Two new partners have been appointed at Gilson Gray in Edinburgh and six at Brodies LLP across their Scottish offices.At Gilson Gray Sally Nash has been promoted to Partner within the Family Law team...

One of Scotland’s Top Personal Injury Lawyers Joins Gilson Gray

Lawyers Gilson Gray have again highlighted their commitment to growth by cherry-picking the best legal talent from across the country with the appointment of a personal injury expert.Ken Lauder joins the rapidly growing firm...

The reality of GDPR

As the first anniversary of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) approaches, has the doomsday scenario predicted by many come to pass?There were similarities with the ‘Millennium Bug’ with the level of hysteria being whipped...

New Partnership Ups The Bidding For House Sellers

Gilson Gray Property Services have set up a pioneering partnership with the UK’s fastest growing auction house in an initiative aimed at providing an additional – and potentially lucrative – marketing tool for house...

Three awards for Gilson Gray

ONE of Scotland’s leading legal firms has added three more of the industry’s most coveted titles to its impressive collection.Since establishing four years ago as a full-service law firm, Gilson Gray has acquired a...

Gilson Gray hires new Finance Director from rival firm

An Edinburgh legal firm has secured a significant coup from heavyweights Brodies to appoint a new Finance Director.  Gilson Gray has underlined its ambition to attract top industry talent by swooping to appoint Peter Coghlan,...


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