Double celebration for Thorntons’ new solicitor advocate and partner Lauren Rae

Double celebration for Thorntons' new solicitor advocate and partner Lauren Rae

Pictured: Lauren Rae and Colin Graham

A dispute resolution lawyer who began her career with Thorntons as a trainee has been promoted to partner in the firm’s Dundee office.

Working in the commercial dispute resolution and claims team, Lauren Rae acts for individual clients and on behalf of businesses on a broad range of commercial litigation work.

Ms Rae has also been sworn in as a solicitor advocate at the Court of Session, affording her extended rights of audience.

Colin Graham, chairman at Thorntons, said: “Supporting employee development and encouraging internal career progression is important to us at Thorntons.

“Lauren is a prime example of this and we are delighted to promote her to Partner in the firm. Being promoted and becoming a solicitor advocate is something Lauren should be very proud of.”

Ms Rae added: “My career began as a trainee at Thorntons in 2010 before qualifying in 2012 into the dispute resolution and claims team. The training and career development support offered at Thorntons has been second to none and I’ve had opportunities to work on a range of clients thanks to the firm’s full-service model.

“In this new role, I hope to instil further trust in my clients and maintain the high quality offering for clients at Thorntons.”

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