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Pinsents partner becomes President of Society of Advocates in Aberdeen
Oil and gas lawyer Martin Ewan has been appointed President of the Society of Advocates in Aberdeen.
The Society, which promotes legal professional expertise in Aberdeen and the north east, traces its origins back to the 16th century. Its members include lawyers, members of the judiciary, supporting professionals and academics.
Mr Ewan, a partner in global law firm Pinsent Masons, specialises in advising national and international oil companies on corporate, commercial and technology exploitation issues. He is a contributing author to the University of Aberdeen's Oil & Gas Law textbook and is a double graduate of the university.
He commented: "I am delighted to be offered the opportunity to represent my fellow legal professionals as President of this historic Society and I will endeavour to promote the legal profession and the important contribution it makes to society and the economy of the north east of Scotland and beyond."