He moves to the Edinburgh office from Norton Rose Fulbright in London. His achievements include defending the first three dawn raids made under the UK Competition Act.
Scott-Moncrieff has appointed Pamela Coyne as director of the accountancy firm’s corporate recovery practice. Coyne, who will be based in the firm’s Edinburgh office, joins from Begbies Traynor, after working at PKF, PwC and RSM Tenon.
Nicki Sturzaker, who received an undisclosed pay-off in July after abruptly leaving her post as head of corporate and consumer at Big Partnership’s Edinburgh office, has re-surfaced at a rival PR firm. Sturzaker said she wanted to take her career in a “different strategic direction”. She is now providing maternity cover at the Edinburgh consumer PR company Stripe Communications.
Scott White – who rejected the job at Big before Sturzaker was appointed – is joining Legal & General Investments as head of strategy and communications. White led the comms team through Standard Life’s flotation in 2006, but had a less happy spell at Martin Currie. He turned round Royal London’s media operation and ends a short period out of work with the move to L&GI. He had also been in line for a posting at Cala Homes.
Edinburgh-based technology consultancy FarrPoint has brought on board Jan Miszalowski as a senior consultant. Miszalowski joins from engineering consultancy Atkins.