Shoosmiths appoints Fiona Cameron as banking partner

Law firm Shoosmiths has appointed Fiona Cameron as a banking partner in its Glasgow branch.

Shoosmiths appoints Fiona Cameron as banking partner

Helen McBride (legal PA), Jacqueline Alleyne (real estate associate), Collette Gibson (real estate associate) and Fiona Cameron (banking partner).

The move arrives as the firm underlines its strategic intent in the Scottish market with the appointment of two new partners and two associated across Scotland.

Ms Cameron is a specialist in finance and banking, offering Shoosmiths’ client bank over thirteen years’ experience of acting for lenders and borrowers in various transactions. She focuses on real estate finance, asset finance and general corporate banking. 

Ms Cameron, previously a managing associate at Brodies LLP, will work closely with Alison Gilson, partner and head of corporate for Shoosmiths in Scotland.

As a further sign of its commitment to support clients and develop new business opportunities in the west of Scotland, Shoosmiths has also recently appointed Jacqueline Alleyne and Collette Gibson as real estate associates within its Glasgow operation. They join a 25+ strong real estate team in Scotland led by partner Steve Dougherty. Helen McBride has also joined the Glasgow team as a legal PA.

Kim Pattullo has also joined Shoosmiths’ as partner and head of its employment team in Edinburgh.

Janette Speed, partner and head of Shoosmiths in Scotland, said of the appointments: “We operate in an increasingly competitive legal sector. As we target a further period of growth, I am confident that our newest recruits will make a significant contribution to the success of Shoosmiths’ business in Scotland as we continue to expand our offering across the commercial divisions.

“Kim and Fiona are highly experienced practitioners in their respective fields and on behalf of the firm, I am delighted to welcome them as the latest senior lawyers to join the Scottish operation of Shoosmiths. Last year Shoosmiths’ opened in the west of Scotland and it’s undoubtedly an exciting time for Fiona, Jacqueline, Collette and Helen to join the Glasgow team as we seek to maximise the opportunities we have identified in the Scottish market.”

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