SCOTTISH regulation agency Anderson Strathern has strengthened its partnership with the promotion of seven new companions and the appointment of two.
Newly appointed to the impartial agency are companions Daybreak Dickson and Sheila Tulloch.
Daybreak joins the employment regulation staff from Eversheds Sutherland, the place she has spent the previous seven years as a companion.
With expertise within the manufacturing, finance, retail and hospitality sectors, Daybreak has nearly 25 years of expertise on the highest stage in non-public follow.
She can be co-chair of the homelessness charity, Rowan Alba.
Sheila joins from Orkney Islands Council, the place she was Service Supervisor for Authorized Providers.
With expertise throughout the general public and industrial sectors, Sheila will lead the Shetland workplace, rising its market share throughout the islands and the North of Scotland.
Among the many seven administrators being promoted to companion is Chris Devlin.
Accredited by the Regulation Society of Scotland as a specialist in planning regulation, he has specific experience within the housing and renewable vitality sectors.
Chris additionally advises on environmental regulation. Main listing Chambers & Companions 2023 describes him as ‘wonderful and approachable,’ having ‘wonderful specialist information.’
Danielle Edgar holds specialist accreditations in each household regulation and little one regulation from the Regulation Society of Scotland.
She additionally sits as a member on the board of the charity, Sikh Sanjog, and seems usually at Sheriff Courts all through Scotland.
Moreover, Danielle runs circumstances within the Courtroom of Session, with a selected give attention to monetary separations and circumstances on behalf of native authorities in respect of youngsters.
Additionally among the many promotions is Neil Fraser, a number one specialist in property regulation.
Neil handles points within the housebuilding sector, and has expertise with industrial leasing, non-contentious building and the acquisition and disposal of lighthouses.
He’s a real advocate of Company Social Accountability, being an lively committee member who usually champions the agency’s CSR occasions and initiatives.
Employment regulation specialist Musab Hemsi, who’s accredited by the W.S. Society and doubly accredited as a specialist by the Regulation Society of Scotland, has additionally joined the partnership.
He’s a member of the European Employment Attorneys Affiliation and Chair of the Scottish Discrimination Attorneys Affiliation.
In 2022, Musab was named as one of many High 10 influential Muslims within the UK’s authorized business by EqualityX.
A industrial litigator with an curiosity in contentious insolvency, Gillian Murray acts for a variety of purchasers from industrial companies and personal people to authorities our bodies.
She can be a tutor in civil litigation on the College of Strathclyde and a non-executive board member at Ayrshire School.
Skilled litigator Sarah Phillips, with over 25 years of expertise, can be becoming a member of the partnership.
Sarah is often concerned with complicated, high-value circumstances and has been recognised as a frontrunner in her subject by UK Chambers & Companions.
She specialises in deadly accident inquiries and defending motor, employer and public legal responsibility claims in each the Sheriff Courtroom and Courtroom of Session.
Caroline Pringle joined the agency’s non-public shopper staff as a director in Might 2022, bringing along with her a decade of expertise in property planning and asset safety.
She has a selected give attention to succession planning, inheritance and capital features tax mitigation and was beforehand named considered one of EPrivateClient’s ‘High 35 Underneath 35.’
Anderson Strathern Chair Fraser Geddes mentioned: “Having the ability to promote so lots of our administrators to companion stage this yr is testomony to the wealth of expertise we’ve got inside the enterprise.
“Sheila and Daybreak are excellent hires, each have sturdy reputations and spectacular expertise of their fields.
“It’s nice to see our subsequent era progressing and to listen to their visions for the long run.
He added: “Once I took over the reins as chair, I needed to make sure we consciously put money into our present staff whereas persevering with to draw Scotland’s high authorized expertise.
“Ensuring that Anderson Strathern is a good place to work, via initiatives together with our Entrepreneurial Management Programme, intensive coaching alternatives, our Internet Zero Working Group and varied social, CSR and ED&I occasions is working.
“These appointments give us each cause to be assured sooner or later and safe within the excellent service we offer.”
The appointments come on the finish of a powerful yr, because the agency’s Edinburgh staff prepares to maneuver to a newly-built Grade A workplace in Capital Sq. later this yr.