Tag: legal

  • Senior promotions made at Complete Clarity Solicitors and Simplicity Legal

    SCOTTISH law firm Complete Clarity Solicitors and Simplicity Legal has made two internal promotions and has appointed another new solicitor. Susan Grierson-Rattray and Molly Somerville are made Senior Solicitors. Molly Somerville. Susan, who specialises in Family Law and Private Client, has worked with Clarity for over 3 years, with Litigation and Family lawyer Molly working…

  • Scots legal firm Lindsays announce hiring of five new trainees

    FIVE new trainees join legal firm Lindsays, in positions in Edinburgh, Glasgow, and Dundee, to train in a variety of departments. The departments in which they will train include Personal Injury, Commercial Property, and Private Client. They join Lindsays following a competitive recruitment process which attracted a high number of applicants to take up the…

  • Scots non-alcoholic brewery launches legal battle against Brewdog

    SCOTLAND’S first non-alcoholic brewery Jump Ship Brewing has begun legal proceedings against BrewDog in an attempt to protect the name of one of its beers. Jump Ship Brewing is run by Sonja Mitchell and launched the first edition of their Shore Leave beer in mid-2022. The second version in the Shore Leave series, a sour beer fermented with…

  • New transatlantic addition to legal firm in Edinburgh

    A LAWYER who began his career in Argentina has joined the Scottish legal firm, Lindsays. Juan Casal has been appointed as an Associate in the Corporate and Commercial department in Edinburgh. Having worked at top-ranked firms in Argentina, England and Scotland, he completed his legal qualification in Argentina before requalifying in English law in 2021. He…

  • Renowned legal firm adds five experts to coveted teams

    Departments add to roster thanks to year-on-year growth HIGHLY respected law firm Gibson Kerr has bolstered its family and personal law departments with the addition of five new staff members.   The firm has strengthened its family and personal law teams with several new hires across its Central Belt locations.   Joining the firm’s family…

  • Scots legal firm ups staff numbers with new paralegal division

    SCOTS legal firm Complete Clarity Solicitors and Simplicity Legal has revealed a bump in staff numbers. The Glasgow-based firm has upped staff numbers from 22 in September 2022 to 34 last month, increasing its total headcount by 54.5%. The increase has been driven by the firm’s creation of a paralegal division. The role of a paralegal…

  • “Is that legal?”: Former Harry Potter actress reveals paltry amount she was paid for gruelling 12-hour days

    A FORMER Harry Potter actress has revealed the paltry amount she and her fellow extras were paid for gruelling 12-hour days. Samantha Clinch was just 13-years-old when she appeared in the third and fourth films of the blockbuster franchise, playing background character and Gryffindor witch Eloise Midgen. The 32-year-old now works as a BBC presenter…

  • Scottish firm PBW Law secures top legal ranking

    SCOTS LAW firm PBW Law has received a coveted ranking for Police Law in the prestigious Chambers UK 2024 directory, as well as an individual ranking for Professor Peter Watson. The rankings within the directory, which launches today, are delivered by independent legal research company Chambers and Partners and are the definitive mark of excellence…