CMS unveils Scottish partners among global promotions
Law firm CMS has announced that five Scottish staff have become partners in the latest round of international appointments.
The Scottish promotions are: Bruce Harvie and Kate Darracott (pictured) from the corporate team and fellow Edinburgh-based colleagues, Kirsty Nurse from the finance team and Will Anderson from the litigation & arbitration practice.
Also promoted to partner level is Rosalind Morgan from the Aberdeen environment, health & safety team.
Altogether there are 60 new partners, representing the firm’s largest-ever global promotions round.
CMS has implemented a number of measures to support the progression and inclusivity, including: a hybrid working environment, mentoring programmes, and a technology-led work allocation system.
Allan Wernham, Scotland managing director at CMS, said: “These promotions are part of CMS’s wider commitment to developing its people and driving further growth for the firm in Scotland.”
TLT appoints immigration specialist
Joanne Hennessy, a business immigration specialist, has been appointed partner in the firm’s Glasgow office.
Ms Hennessy, who joins from Pinsent Masons, joins TLT from Pinsent Masons to lead a multi-jurisdictional team across England, Scotland and Northern Ireland. She will manage a team of six immigration lawyers including former colleague Hannah Eades, who moved to TLT as senior associate from the same firm in February.