The new firm, Miller Samuel Hill Brown, with 13 partners and a 50 strong workforce will commence its first day of official trading today from newly refurbished offices in Glasgow’s Renfield Street where Miller Samuel has been based for over 25 years.
Michael Samuel has been appointed chairman of the merged practice which will offer an extended range of services to clients, as well as continuing to advise on matters relating to family, property, employment law, litigation and personal injury. The private client departments of both firms will also be further strengthened as a result.
Mr Samuel, chairman of Miller Samuel Hill Brown said: “We are delighted to announce the creation of Miller Samuel Hill Brown and anticipate a seamless transition. We have already invested time in integrating the various teams and the Partners are well known to one another both personally and professionally, having shared many clients over the years.
“By combining forces, we have created a greatly enhanced and strengthened partnership which will support our future growth ambitions, as well as bringing additional advantages to both our clients and our staff.”
Hill Brown was originally founded in 1750 while Miller Samuel celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2015.
Both firms are highly respected within the legal community where Miller Samuel is the only Scottish practice to be members of the International Lawyers Network whilst Hill Brown is acknowledged as an industry leader to clients operating within the licensed trade sector.