Team grows in Aberdeen

Scott becomes legal director at Pinsent Masons

Claire ScottLegal firm Pinsent Masons has strengthened its employment law team in Aberdeen with the appointment of Claire Scott as legal director.

Formerly with Burness Paull, Ms Scott has advised international clients in the oil and gas, shipping and aviation industries. As a member of Pinsent Mason’s employment energy sector group, she will work closely with Aberdeen partner Euan Smith.

Mr Smith said: “Employment law is constantly evolving, as demonstrated by the upcoming changes to IR35 regulations which will significantly impact on contractors and employers in the offshore sector. Claire’s skill-set adds strength to our global employment team and will be an asset in addressing client’s requirements over multiple international jurisdictions.”

Head of oil and gas, Bob Ruddiman, added: “Employment law feeds in to almost every aspect of the oil and gas sector which, as one of the most highly regulated industries in the world, faces many challenges.”


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