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15 January 18

Collected news of new appointments and practice changes

Catherine Barile, solicitor, announces that she has left ORMISTONS LAW PRACTICE, Glenrothes, and set up as a sole practitioner trading as BARILE LAW LTD, specialising in mental health (tel: 07547 761551; email:; w:

BRODIES LLP, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen, announces the promotion of Laura McMillan to partner in the Litigation department, based in Brodies’ Edinburgh office.

BURNESS PAULL, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen, has appointed Sandy Kemp as a consultant to its employment practice, based in the firm’s Aberdeen office. He joins the firm from CLYDE & CO. Also joining Burness Paull from Clyde & Co is senior associate Robert Phillips.

HARPER ROBERTSON & SHANNON, Annan, announce that their senior partner Alan Brian Robertson retired from the partnership on 5 January 2018 but will continue with the firm thereafter in the role of consultant. The firm will continue to be run by the remaining partners, Murray Mackay Bolling and Christopher Johnstone Shannon, and the firm name and address and contact details remain unchanged.

INKSTERS, Glasgow, Forfar, Inverness, Portree and Wick, are pleased to announce that solicitor Laura King has joined them. She was previously head of the Private Client department at GILSON GRAY. 

LINDSAYS, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundee and North Berwick, is delighted to welcome new solicitor Adam Gardiner who has recently joined their Dispute Resolution and Litigation team in Edinburgh.

McLENNAN ADAM DAVIS, Ayr, are delighted to announce the assumption of their associate A Stuart Paterson as a partner with effect from 1 January 2018.

SHOOSMITHS, Edinburgh and elsewhere, has appointed Gillian Wood as a senior associate to its real estate team. She joins from SHEPHERD & WEDDERBURN.

STRONACHS LLP, Aberdeen and Inverness, has appointed Eloise Robb as a senior associate in the Commercial Property team, and David Marshall as an associate in the same team specialising in agricultural and rural law.

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