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People on the move

14 September 15

Collected news of new appointments and practice changes

ADLP SOLICITORS, Edinburgh and Glasgow, announces that its Edinburgh office has moved to 1 Rutland Square, Edinburgh EH1 2AS (t: 0131 228 3501).

ANDERSON STRATHERN LLP, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Haddington, announces the appointment of Anne Henderson, former head of private client (Scotland) at DWF LLP, as a senior associate in its private client practice based in Edinburgh.

HBJ GATELEY, Edinburgh, Glasgow and elsewhere, has appointed Alison Sim, former legal director of oil and gas contractor SUBSEA 7, as a partner in its Aberdeen office.

McCLURE NAISMITH LLP, Glasgow, Edinburgh and London, went into administration on 28 August 2015. The joint administrators are Tom MacLennan and Iain Fraser of FRP ADVISORY. Initially the following transfers of partners and associated staff and work have been agreed: John McHugh, E-Ming Fong and Suzanne McGarrigle (dispute resolution), Philip Sim (real estate) and Scott Kerr (corporate) to HARPER MACLEOD, Edinburgh; Wilson Aitken (property, Glasgow), Morag Campbell (corporate/finance, Glasgow), Frank Johnstone (consumer finance/debt recovery, Glasgow), Philip Sewell (dispute resolution, London), and Robin Shannan (corporate/finance, Glasgow) to MACLAY MURRAY & SPENS; Bob Binning, Colin Brown and Stephen Scott (real estate, to BURNESS PAULL, Edinburgh; Paul Kenneth (property finance) to MORTON FRASER, Edinburgh; and John Blackwood (banking) to HBJ GATELEY, Edinburgh.

MACLAY MURRAY & SPENS LLP, Edinburgh, Glasgow and London, has appointed Stewart Maciver as a partner in its capital projects practice. He joins from CMS CAMERON McKENNA.

MACNABS LLP, Perth, Pitlochry and Blairgowrie, announce that Jamie Baxter, formerly of A & R ROBERTSON & BLACK, Blairgowrie has joined them as a consultant based in their Blairgowrie office. Caroline MacIntosh, formerly of MILLER HENDRY, Perth, and Susan Mackay, formerly of A & R ROBERTSON & BLACK, have joined the firm as solicitors in the Perth office.

PAGAN OSBORNE LTD, Cupar and elsewhere, announces that Ian Fraser, a commercial and business services partner, has become a director and shareholder. Cameron Shaw (family law) and Gillian McNulty (private client) have been promoted to senior solicitor.

SCOTT ALEXANDER, Montrose, announce that Kristin M Alexander, an associate of the firm, will be assumed as a partner with effect from 1 October 2015.

Wing Commander Allan R M Steele, WS, RAF has been appointed as the United Kingdom legal adviser to the Deputy Commander of the NATO led Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan.

STRONACHS LLP, Aberdeen and Inverness, has appointed Anya Duncan as a partner in its employment team. She joins from RAEBURN CHRISTIE CLARK & WALLACE.

THORLEY STEPHENSON SSC, Edinburgh, announce that Euan Gosney, who practises in the criminal defence department, has been promoted to associate with effect from 1 September 2015.

TC YOUNG, Glasgow and Edinburgh, have closed their Barrhead office, which practised as TC YOUNG TURNBULL & WARD, as from 31 August 2015. All staff and services have relocated to their Glasgow office, where Elizabeth Turnbull will continue as consultant. Adrian Ward has retired as a partner and also continues to work with the firm as a consultant.

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