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Kim Barclay Solicitors

9 February 2022

Leading Scottish law firm, Thorntons, has strengthened its Dundee conveyancing team by merging with Kim Barclay Solicitors.

Founder Kim Barclay began her career at Thorntons, later launching her own successful residential property and, will and executry practice – and two decades on she is excited to rejoin Thorntons. Fiona Whittaker will also move with Kim as a paralegal.

Kim said: “It’s exciting to go full circle – I am proud to have built my own thriving practice which I ran for 21 years, and now look forward to bringing my considerable expertise back to the firm where I started my career.

“The merger also means the client base I have built will now benefit from the wider expertise of Thorntons’ extensive team.”

Colin Graham, Chair of Thorntons, said: “Mergers with firms with aligned cultures and values are key to our long-term strategy. Kim will undoubtedly be a fantastic asset to Thorntons. The skills and knowledge she brings with her to the firm are highly regarded within the industry and, along with Fiona, will add to our already impressive conveyancing team.”

About Thorntons

Thorntons’ roots can be traced back to 1857.  Over the generations, Thorntons has grown to become one of Scotland’s largest and most successful full service legal and property firms with offices across Dundee, Fife, Perthshire, Angus, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Our success is built on investment in our services and people resulting in high quality advice, coupled with exceptional client care. By taking time to understand our clients’ specific needs we’re able to deliver solutions for the long term. We are on hand to answer any questions or concerns you may have.  You can get in touch with Kim Barclay or Fiona Whittaker on 03330 430150 or email us and we will respond as soon as possible.


Your questions answered

If you have any questions that are not answered below, please get in touch with Kim Barclay or Fiona Whittaker on 03330 430150 or email us.

You should have been contacted about any ongoing matters Kim Barclay Solicitors were dealing with for you, outlining what will happen next and what you need to do. If you haven’t heard anything please contact us

You should have been contacted by Kim Barclay Solicitors about your property sale to advise what will happen next and what you need to do.  If you have any questions you can contact Kim Barclay or Fiona Whittaker 03330 430150 or email us

If you have an appointment arranged with Kim or Fiona it will go ahead as planned. However you will now be instructing Thorntons Law LLP. If for any reason the appointment needs to be changed someone will contact you to arrange another convenient date.  Appointments will be carried our virtually or in person where required. 

Kim Barclay Solicitors’ offices at 9 South Tay Street, Dundee are now closed.  Any documentation or paperwork can be dropped off or posted to our offices at Whitehall House, 33 Yeaman Shore, Dundee DD1 4BJ.

If you have used Kim Barclay Solicitors in the past and the firm held a Will for you, you don’t need to do anything at the current time.  Following the merger, all files and documents previously held by Kim Barclay Solicitors are now in the safe custody of Thorntons.  

We appreciate you may be concerned about these important documents and we can reassure you that any documents held on your behalf by Kim Barclay Solicitors will continue to be stored securely by Thorntons.  If you wish to discuss any aspect of your business with us then please feel free to contact one of our offices or email us.

 

If you have used Kim Barclay Solicitors in the past and the firm held a Title Deeds for you, you don’t need to do anything at the current time. Following the merger, all files and documents previously held by Kim Barclay Solicitors are now in the safe custody of Thorntons.  

We appreciate you may be concerned about these important documents and we can reassure you that any documents held on your behalf by Kim Barclay Solicitors will continue to be stored securely by Thorntons.  If you wish to discuss any aspect of your business with us then please feel free to contact one of our offices or email us.

Data Protection Notice

As a result of the merger, Kim Barclay Solicitors clients’ personal data has been transferred to Thorntons Law LLP. In the first instance, only a small core team have access to the transferred data, with the exception of any live files, which have been added to Thorntons’ client management system to ensure the legal service you receive from Kim Barclay and Fiona Whittaker is not delayed.

We have now contacted other clients by post to inform them of the merger and of the next available steps. If you have not received any correspondence from us, but you think you should have, please contact us at kbmailing@thorntons-law.co.uk . You can still contact Kim Barclay at kbarclay@thontons-law.co.uk if you wish to discuss your legal representation, or email dpo@thorntons-law.co.uk if you have any concerns regarding your personal information.


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