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DWF adds senior hires in Scotland

17 May 2022

DWF, the global provider of integrated legal and business services, has recruited several new hires across its Scottish offices in Glasgow and Edinburgh. 

Directors, Katherine Doran and Emma Peveril, have recently been appointed to the Construction & Infrastructure and Real Estate teams respectively. 

Katherine has joined the Glasgow office from HFW. An expert in construction law, she has particular expertise in renewables, heavy engineering and infrastructure and specialises in dispute avoidance and dispute resolution. Katherine is an accredited specialist in construction law by the Law Society of Scotland.

Real estate specialist Emma Peveril has moved to DWF's Edinburgh office from DLA Piper. Emma specialises in real estate disposals and acquisitions; leasing; real estate finance and onshore wind projects.

The latest appointments follow on from the arrival of Ursula Currie, a senior associate in the Dispute Resolution team and a sustained period of growth in our Insurance teams including the appointment of Eileen Sherry, Kirsteen Picken, Kris Kane and Lucy McMeekin, as senior associates. 

In addition, there have been several promotions across the Scottish practice. These include Ashleigh Farrell and Ferga McKay, both promoted to directors in Real Estate in Glasgow, Calum Raine who is now a senior associate in Real Estate and Sarah Cunningham, an associate in Dispute Resolution.

Caroline Colliston, executive partner of DWF in Scotland (pictured) said: "I am delighted to welcome our latest new colleagues to the business and to celebrate those who have been promoted in recent months. Their valuable contributions to our business will enhance and help us grow many of DWF’s key sector and practice area teams in Scotland and internationally as part of our one-team full service approach.

"As a global and progressive legal business, we play an important role in helping our clients to innovate, grow and prosper and our people are at the centre of everything we do."

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