Burness Paull

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Following the FCA's recently published guidance on financial promotion through social media channels, Burness Paull's Marianne Murnin and Steven Knox look at the intersection of financial services, social media, and influencer marketing, highlighting the regulatory and commercial considerations

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Scottish law firm Burness Paull has reported its results for the financial year ended 31 July 2023. Annual turnover was up six per cent to £83.2 million (2021/2022: £78.6m) and profit was £35.5m (2021/2022: £35.7m).

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Law firm Burness Paull has appointed Mark Kirke as a partner in its construction and projects team, as the firm seeks to address increasing client demand and to seize opportunities in a sector witnessing substantial investment. Mr Kirke, who is dual-qualified in English and Scots law and recogn

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Burness Paull has bolstered its rural business offering with the addition of a six-person team led by agriculture and estates specialist Linda Tinson. Ms Tinson has been appointed as a partner in Burness Paull’s real estate division and head of the firm’s expanded rural business practice

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Burness Paull has appointed real estate lawyer David Stewart as a partner, bringing the firm's total to 86 partners across its Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow offices. Mr Stewart joins the firm from Morton Fraser and brings more than 20 years of experience, with a particularly strong background in i

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Independent law firm Burness Paull is to relocate its Aberdeen team to a new prime office in the Marischal Square development as the business invests in enhanced facilities for the benefit of staff and clients. Burness Paull, which works with organisations across the UK and internationally, will be

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Law firm Burness Paull has appointed Christine Yuill as a partner, strengthening its tax team as the firm responds to growing client demand for expert tax advice. Ms Yuill, who is ranked by Chambers and is a chartered tax adviser, joins Burness Paull from Pinsent Masons.

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Burness Paull has announced an all-staff bonus of either five per cent of salary or £2,500 — whichever is higher — after recording a seven per cent increase in profit to £35.7 million in the year ended 31 July. The independent law firm announced the special bonus, which is in

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Burness Paull has been named the top-performing legal dealmaker in Scotland for the sixth time, topping the Business Insider deals table for 2021. In the tables published this week the firm led the market, having advised on 358 deals.

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Jamie Gray, an expert in financial services law, has been appointed as a partner at Burness Paull. Mr Gray, who joins from Addleshaw Goddard, advises banks, investment firms, corporate finance and private equity houses, technology companies, platforms and trading facilities, payment services provide

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Colin Miller, partner at Burness Paull, discusses the recent crackdown on pharma companies for breaching competition law. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), the UK competition watchdog, has recently issued record fines against a number of pharma companies for breaching competition law.

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Scottish law firm Burness Paull has posted profits of £33.3 million - a rise of 39% - despite the economic upheaval of the coronavirus pandemic. Burness Paull said an intense programme of client listening and rapid response during the pandemic has been the foundation for strong revenue perform

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Fraser Kane looks at the shape of things to come for non-transferable debt securities. On 19 April 2021, the Treasury launched an open consultation concerning the future regulation of the issuance of non-transferable debt securities (NTDS), also commonly known as “mini-bonds” in the

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