Thorntons announces six new promotions amid period of investment for the firm
Monday, 22 August 2016
Leading Scottish law firm Thorntons has continued to support its plans for growth by promoting six of its employees amid an exciting period of fresh investment.
Two senior solicitors have been promoted to associates, while four solicitors have been promoted to senior solicitors.
The two new associates are Anne Miller and Lynne Sturrock, who both work in the Dispute Resolution and Claims department. Anne is based in Dundee while Lynne works out of the Forfar office. Anne deals primarily with commercial litigation and disputes, while Lynne deals with a range of issues including family and child law and mental health legislation.
The four new senior solicitors include appointments in the Edinburgh, Perth and Forfar offices. The promotions were awarded to Land and Rural Business team member, Robin Dunlop, Personal Injury lawyer Lauren Fettes, who are both based in Edinburgh, Graham Lambert from Perth’s Private Client department and Residential Property expert Lynne Macintyre based in Forfar.
Newly promoted senior solicitor, Lauren Fettes, said: “I completed my traineeship at Thorntons and have witnessed first-hand their support and investment in the growth and development of the business and their employees.”
Craig Nicol, joint Managing Partner at Thorntons, said: “We see it as vital to promote from within and continue to expand our own talent. It provides the motivation for our colleagues to work hard for the firm and our clients.”
“All six of our newly promoted employees have shown a great deal of enthusiasm and commitment to Thorntons. We are delighted that some joined us initially as trainees and then secured permanent positions within the firm and continue to progress.”
“We will continue to invest in our training and internal developments as we look to ensure that our colleagues appreciate the value they add to the firm and our client services”