New managing director
Wernham appointed to top job at CMS Scotland
CMS has appointed Allan Wernham as managing director in Scotland, taking lead responsibility for the firm’s offices in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen with an overall team of more than 350 staff and partners.
A partner and real estate specialist based in the Glasgow office, Mr Wernham was the former managing partner at Dundas & Wilson before its combination with CMS in 2014.
He has more than 20 years’ experience, specialising in retail development and investment, with a focus on major regeneration projects, and he is dually qualified to practice in Scotland and England & Wales.
He takes on the new role from Caryn Penley, who has been appointed to a global position as CMS UK’s joint managing director of Asia and Middle East.
Commenting on his appointment, he said: “I’m delighted to be taking on the leadership of the firm’s growth in Scotland. We have a talented team of people across our offices in Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow who, as well as working on quality UK and international CMS mandates, are active in their local markets.”