In brief: McGrigor Donald woos Boyd for public dept

Former Scottish Law Society president Alan Boyd has been recruited as public sector director of Glasgow firm McGrigor Donald. President of the society in 1995, Boyd was head of legal services at the Irvine Development Corporation until it was wound-up in March. McGrigor Donald said it was looking to expand its public sector work and managing partner Niall Scott said that Boyd's 20 years of experience in this field made him a ideal candidate for the job.