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Thorntons continues to strengthen its legal offering as eight Solicitors qualify


Thorntons continues to strengthen its legal offering as eight Solicitors qualify

Leading Scottish law firm Thorntons is celebrating the appointment of eight newly-qualified solicitors following a two-year traineeship.

There will be four new faces in the Dundee office as Katy Williams joins the Intellectual Property team, Vicki Alexander joins Commercial Property, Katie Fulton links up with Family Law, and Kirsty Waughman supplements the Commercial Litigation team.

In Edinburgh, Lydia Papandrianou will become part of the Family Law team, Lucy Robertson joins Employment and Immigration and Iain Boyd links up with Dispute Resolution and Claims. Stephen O’Hare will become a Private Client solicitor in Perth.

Colin Graham, Chairman at Thorntons, said: “Welcoming eight newly qualified solicitors to our teams in Perth, Dundee and Edinburgh is fantastic news for the firm and aligns perfectly with our growth aspirations.

“I’d like to thank our teams for ensuring that our trainee Solicitors gain crucial experience across all of our legal disciplines and it’s great to see the wide range of opportunities that those qualifying have chosen to pursue. I wish them the very best for their future with Thorntons.”

Newly-qualified solicitor Lucy Robertson, added: “I am absolutely delighted to be continuing my legal career with Thorntons as a Solicitor in Employment and Immigration.

“I gained invaluable knowledge and experience during my traineeship with Thorntons and I felt fully invested as a trainee Solicitor. What has stood out to me most about Thorntons is that people are at the heart of what we do.

“I am looking forward to a career with Thorntons and I am excited to be practicing the areas of law that I am very passionate about.”

Applications for 2021 traineeships are now closed. Information about 2022 traineeships will be published in May 2020.

Students can also find out more about the traineeships with Thorntons during upcoming law fairs across Scottish universities, throughout September and October.

For more details on Thorntons traineeships and the law fair dates visit: www.thorntons-law.co.uk/careers/legal-traineeships.

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