Honorary Legal Adviser Appointed

January 7, 2013

Commonwealth Games Scotland (CGS) is delighted to confirm that Carolyn Morgan has been appointed as its new Honorary Legal Adviser. She will be responsible for providing advice on legal and constitutional issues in terms of Company, Team and Glasgow 2014 related activities.

Carolyn is a Partner in the Dispute Resolution Team at Scottish commercial law firm, Harper Macleod LLP, legal advisers to the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games and an Official Supporter of CGS and Team Scotland. As a practical demonstration of their commitment to CGS the firm fully supports Carolyn’s appointment.

Carolyn joined Harper Macleod in 2008 and specialises in dispute resolution. She handles a broad range of civil and commercial disputes and has considerable experience in advocacy. Carolyn has been involved in dealing with a number of sports-related matters including anti-doping issues. Carolyn enjoys playing golf and tennis, which she plays at a competitive level, having regularly represented her county at senior level.

Carolyn Morgan said: “I’m delighted to be appointed Honorary Legal Adviser and I’m really looking forward to working with CGS. This is such an exciting time for sport in Scotland and I can’t wait to get involved.”

Her appointment was announced at the CGS Half-Yearly meeting in late November, where CGS Chairman Michael Cavanagh welcomed Carolyn to the team and acknowledge the valuable contribution of Colin McEachran, former Honorary Legal Adviser who stepped down last year. He was subsequently appointed as Honorary Life Vice President.

Michael Cavanagh said: “We are absolutely delighted to have someone of Carolyn’s stature and experience as an adviser to the Board. Professional legal advice is an area of growing importance to our organisation and we would like to thank Harper Macleod for their valued support.”

Also approved by Council at the meeting was the appointment of David Webster as Honorary Life President to fill the position created by Sir Peter Heatly’s appointment as Patron.

Congratulations to all the office bearers.

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