Burness Paull continues expansion with Brodies double hire

Burness Paull has added two lawyers to its pensions team in Glasgow from local rivals Brodies as the firm continues to grow.

Martha Quinn joins as a consultant from Brodies, where she was a partner from 2009. Quinn trained in Scotland before going to the City, working for Berwin Leighton Paisner, legacy Norton Rose and Wragge & Co. Quinn has experience in public sector, insurance and utilities transactions and multi-jurisdictional deals.

Mark Lindsay was an associate at Brodies and joins Burness Paull as a director. Lindsay also boasts City experience having worked at Slaughter and May and Stephenson Harwood. Lindsay has advised on areas such as UK and cross-border transactions, contentious and non-contentious and pensions employment issues.

“Pensions is an important part of our offerings and we have seen an increased requirement for pensions advice,” said Burness Paull chairman Philip Rodney.

The pensions team currently stands at nine, headed up by partner Sarah Phillips.

Burness and Paull & Williamsons merged last year (9 October 2012), with the firm posting turnover of £38.7m in 2012/2013, making it Scotland’s fourth-largest firm.

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