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Leadership Team

The Leadership Team, supported by our Executive Board, Operational Board and the firm’s Partners, lead and guide Thorntons through day to day decision-making, core objectives, strategic plans, and business and financial management.

The Executive Board are responsible for setting the firm’s strategic plans, and the Operations Board are responsible for day-to-day operations of the business. Both boards include partner representatives from each department and directors.

Lesley Lar, Managing Partner | Thorntons Solicitors
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Lesley Larg, Managing Partner

Supported by the leadership team and fellow Partners, Lesley leads the firm through growth and operational strategies as well as financial management and planning.

Colin Graham, Chariman | Thorntons Solicitors
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Colin Graham, Chariman

Colin has been Chairman since December 2016, following over 30 years as one of Scotland’s most respected property solicitors.

Graeme Brown, Chief Financial Officer | Thorntons Solicitors
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Graeme Brown, Chief Financial Officer

Graeme has responsibility for our finance function, which includes ensuring Thorntons complies fully with the Law Society of Scotland’s Account Rules

Shirley Phillips, Director of People, Thorntons Solicitors
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Shirley Phillips, Director of People

Shirley is responsible for helping shape and implement the firm’s People Strategy, and oversees our Learning and Development Team

Jane Davidson, Director of Marketing
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Jane Davidson, Director of Marketing

Jane is responsible for the marketing function across our legal, investment and estate agency services.

Sarah Blair, Director of IT, Thorntons Solicitors
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Sarah Blair, Director of IT

Sarah heads up our IT Department, responsible for the successful implementation of our effective practice management systems.

Jennifer Wyllie, Director of Risk, Thorntons Solicitors
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Jennifer Wyllie, Director of Risk

Jenny is responsible for building our risk-aware culture and ensuring compliance with Law Society of Scotland requirements.

Oonagh Webster, Director of Officer Services, Thorntons Solicitors
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Oonagh Webster, Director of Office Services

Oonagh is responsible for the smooth operation of our offices and facilities, with overall management of our office services staff.

Our offices

We have offices across Scotland, offering legal advice and property services.

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