Nine promotions at Thorntons

Nine promotions at Thorntons

Back from left: Ross Cargill, Colin Graham, James Brogan, Alex Dawson, Katy Dow
Front from left: Lynsey McFarlane, Victoria Wright, Roisin Donnelly, Emma Lawrie, Jillian McLaughlan

Thorntons has announced nine promotions including one legal director, four associates and four senior solicitors.

James Brogan is now legal director in private client in Edinburgh and Bonnyrigg. The new associates in Edinburgh are Victoria Wright, intellectual property, and Emma Lawrie, residential property, while in Dundee, Lynsay McFarlane will be associate in personal injury and Katy Dow in intellectual property.

The new senior solicitors in Dundee are Jillian McLaughlan, employment, and Alex Dawson, residential property, alongside Roisin Donnelly, intellectual property, in Edinburgh and Ross Cargill, private client, in St Andrews.

Mr Brogan started his career at Stuart & Stuart in May 2019 as a senior solicitor and was promoted to associate later that year before the firm merged with Thorntons in 2022.

He said: “Since the merger in April last year, I have enjoyed working as part of a larger team with a greater opportunity for career development and I am pleased that my contribution to the firm has been recognised with this promotion.”

Thorntons chair, Colin Graham, added: “Fostering an environment for learning and development is a core value at Thorntons as we support our people and culture across all levels. It is always a highlight to recognise the hard work of individuals so congratulations are well deserved.”

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