BlackaddersSix newly qualified solicitors were promoted to new roles, and eight trainees were recruited. This demonstrates the company’s commitment to developing talent for the future.

They will complete their two-year traineeship as solicitors with the firm.Bethany Buchanan?Emma Grunenberg?Fiona Knox?Faye Lipton?Paul NashAndBlythe PetrieThis month, they all qualified.

Ms Buchanan, Mr Nash, and Ms Grunenberg will join the Dundee and Glasgow corporate and commercial teams, while Ms Knox, Ms Grunenberg and Ms Petrie will be part of the private client group in Aberdeen and Dundee. Ms Lipton will join the family law team in Dundee and Glasgow.

Eight new trainees will be working in the Dundee and Glasgow offices.Annie McNamara?Ethan Laing?Charlie Fletcher?Freddy Waller?Katy Sharpe?Kirsty McAuley?Ruairidh McKillopAndSze Ki Lam.

Partner managingJohnston ClarkWe congratulate all newly-qualified solicitors for their accomplishments. They have not only made a valuable contribution since joining the firm, but they also have been trained during the worst time of the pandemic.

We look forward to watching them grow in the business and within their teams, as well as welcoming the new trainees to the board. Blackadders is dedicated to helping trainees, which are key to the firm’s long-term growth vision, build a successful career as lawyers. Our well-developed training program provides a solid foundation towards this goal.

Blackadders now has 231 employees. The company has offices in Aberdeen and Arbroath.