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CMS promotes 22 across Scotland

15 August 2019

International law firm CMS has announced 22 new promotions across its three Scottish offices in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen.

Senior associates Alan Hughes in the Glasgow Real Estate team, and Frances Reilly in the Energy practice in Aberdeen, have both been promoted to of counsel.

Six advance from associate to senior associate: Craig Wilson and Jennifer Sherrington from the Aberdeen Corporate team; Jimmy Dundas and Jamie Marshall from the Edinburgh Finance practice; and Lindsay Dougall and Lindsey Wainwright in Real Estate, who are respectively based in Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Newly promoted associates are Laura Sefton and Stuart Gillies (both Finance, Edinburgh); Rowena Williams (Insurance, Edinburgh); Chris Bowie, Edinburgh and David Ramage, Glasgow (both Technology, Media, IP & Competition); Jennefer Fusaro and Louise Brymer (both Real Estate, Glasgow); Eoilidh Douglas (Energy, Projects & Construction, Edinburgh); Shona McCusker and Karen Cossar (both Energy, Projects & Construction, Glasgow); and Katie Hume (Corporate, Edinburgh).

In the Glasgow-based Legal Services Unit, paralegals Steven Walker and Leigh Hemphill become senior paralegals, and legal technologist Caroline Bonini also advances to a senior grade.

Four new Scottish partners were promoted in May (click here for report).

Allan Wernham, managing director of CMS Scotland, commented: "I’m pleased to announce these promotions which underline our commitment to nurturing and developing our people across Scotland. I applaud my colleagues’ hard work and dedication to their clients, which has led to their well-earned progression within the firm."


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