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Thorntons strengthens teams with new talent

Thorntons strengthens teams with new talent

Leading full-service Scottish law firm Thorntons has welcomed nine new colleagues, strengthening its teams across Scotland and supporting its growth plans.

The new starts, who include seven solicitors, practice across a wide range of areas, covering data protection, immigration, residential property, private client matters, and family law.

Harriet Grant, Ashley Brolly, Danielle Shand, Alice Hegarty, Erin Mundie, and Finlay Williamson have joined the firm as solicitors across the Dundee, Glasgow, and Edinburgh offices, while Lauren Buchanan has joined Thorntons’ Edinburgh office as a senior solicitor in the residential property team. Catriona MacDonald has joined as an immigration case worker in the Edinburgh office’s immigration team, while Naomi Blyth joins as a data protection officer.

Lauren Buchanan, who has joined Thorntons’ Edinburgh office, said: “My time with Thorntons has been amazing so far. I have never felt more welcome in a firm; everyone is so friendly and generous with their time.

“Thorntons supports our professional development, and I am looking forward to undertaking the English Conveyancing Paralegal course and progressing with the firm.”

As a full-service firm, solicitors at Thorntons offer services ranging from employment, corporate, immigration and intellectual property law, to agricultural law, private client, family, and civil or commercial litigation.

Colin Graham, Chair of Thorntons, said: “I am incredibly pleased to welcome Harriet, Ashley, Danielle, Alice, Erin, Finlay, Lauren, Catriona, and Naomi to Thorntons. Securing a strong talent pipeline is crucial to our future success, and we are proud to support each of our new recruits in taking the next steps in their career.

“Our new employees, who will be based in some of our biggest and busiest teams in Dundee, Glasgow and Edinburgh, bring a wealth of talent and expertise and highlight our continued commitment to investment in people.”