Blackadders

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Blackadders has posted its accounts for the year to 31 March 2021, with profits of £4.6 million and turnover of £13.1m. Managing partner, Johnston Clark, said: “Our disaster recovery plan which had been carefully prepared was very effective and we were able to maintain client servi

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As Sheryl Crow crooned, in her wispy-voice, there are three things James Bond cares for: martinis, girls and guns. But today, I question, after an almost sixty-year career of indulging liberally in all three, why Bond is still employed as a Double-O MI6 spy. This blog contains zero No Time To Die sp

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Blackadders has continued its expansion in the west of Scotland by recruiting an experienced employment law adviser to its Glasgow base. Stephen Connolly, who joins the firm as a partner today, is the latest addition to the firm’s Glasgow team. Previously a partner with Miller Samuel Hill Brow

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Blackadders has promoted six newly-qualified solicitors to new roles and recruited eight trainees, underlining its commitment to developing talent and expertise for the future. Completing their two-year solicitor traineeship with the firm are Bethany Buchanan, Emma Grunenberg, Fiona Knox, Faye Lipto

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Three lawyers have joined Blackadders’ commercial property team. Andy Yule has been appointed as a director in Edinburgh while in Glasgow Richard Duffy has taken up a senior solicitor role and Natalia Bell has joined as a solicitor.

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Blackadders has announced the appointment of a new partner alongside 13 other promotions. The firm also announced the appointment of Neil Pickthall as its new chief operating officer.  The promotions are firm-wide and include lawyers based in their Aberdeen, Arbroath, Dundee, Edinburgh and Glas

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Lynn Melville has joined Blackadders as a partner. Ms Melville, who is an accomplished lawyer in the private client field, will be based in the Dundee and Perth offices. She was formerly a partner at BTO Solicitors.

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Blackadders has appointed Philip Buchan as a director. Originally from Angus, he specialises in the sale and acquisition of estates, forests, farms, salmon fishings and country houses and he advises clients on all aspects of countryside matters from water supply rights to diversification projects.

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Three University of Dundee law graduates have been awarded funding as a result of a memorial bursary set up by legal firm Blackadders in conjunction with the university. Brogan Smith, Amina Aslam and Molly MacQueen have each received £250 from the Ken Scott Bursary which provides support based

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Blackadders LLP has announced the appointment of nine new trainees. Each of the new trainees will go through four seat rotations in different areas of the business for placements of six months so they can learn and develop a range of legal skills.

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Blackadders has announced the appointment of Peter Duff as chairman. Mr Duff has been a partner in the firm's Glasgow office since it acquired the Morisons LLP Glasgow business in 2019. He is an experienced business lawyer with specific expertise in corporate and commercial law, and his role will fo

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Blackadders' Hazel Anderson reflects on a furlough period that sounds busier than life at the office. I write this in week 12 of being a furloughed worker. Going from full-time solicitor to full-time stay at home parent to two pre-school children was a little daunting, but frankly a lot less stressf

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Blackadders LLP has announced a number of promotions across its offices. The promotions, which take immediate effect, include John Dargie's to legal director in Aberdeen. Mr Dargie joined the firm in 2013 and was made associate solicitor last year. A member of the private client team, he has ex

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