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Blackadders has promoted six newly-qualified solicitors to new roles and recruited eight trainees, underlining its commitment to developing talent and expertise for the future.
[Pictured (L-R): Bethany Buchanan, Emma Grunenberg, Paul Nash, Managing Partner Johnston Clark, Faye Lipton, Fiona Knox and Blythe Petrie]
Completing their two-year solicitor traineeship with the firm are Bethany Buchanan, Emma Grunenberg, Fiona Knox, Faye Lipton, Paul Nash and Blythe Petrie who all qualified this month.
Ms Buchanan and Mr Nash will join the corporate and commercial team in Dundee and Glasgow, while Ms Grunenberg, Ms Knox and Ms Petrie will become part of the private client team in Aberdeen and Dundee. Ms Lipton will take up a role with the family law team across Dundee and Glasgow.
The eight new trainees, who will work across the Dundee, Glasgow and Edinburgh offices, are Annie McNamara, Ethan Laing, Charlie Fletcher, Freddy Waller, Katy Sharpe, Kirsty McAuley, Ruairidh McKillop and Sze Ki Lam.
Managing partner Johnston Clark said: “We congratulate all the newly-qualified solicitors on their achievements. Not only have they made a valuable contribution to the firm since joining, but they have trained during one of the most challenging times ever due to the pandemic.
“We look forward to seeing them continue to grow within the business and their respective teams as we also welcome the new trainees on board. Blackadders is committed to helping trainees, who are pivotal to the firm’s long-term vision for growth, carve out a successful career in the legal profession and our well-established training programme provides a solid platform towards achieving this.”
The eight new trainees take Blackadders total headcount to 231. The firm has offices in Aberdeen, Arbroath, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Perth.
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