Blackadders has welcomed a new cohort of trainees to the firm. The trainees will undertake a two-year programme working across the firm's Scottish network of offices, gaining expertise and skills in a diverse range of legal disciplines.
Blackadders LLP has appointed Philip Buchan WS as the new head of rural land and business. Mr Buchan, who specialises in countryside matters, will work closely with the firm’s partners in the provision of advice to private clients with rural interests and implement the firm’s plan for co
Robyn Lee, a senior solicitor at Blackadders LLP, has received a Worldwide Excellence Award from STEP. The awards recognise the top scoring students in each STEP exam worldwide, with distinctions being awarded to those with a pass rate of 70 per cent and above. Ms Lee has been recognised as the top
Blackadders has announced that Stephen Connolly has been accredited as a specialist in employment law by the Law Society of Scotland. The accreditation system recognises lawyers with exceptional quality and skill who have developed specialist knowledge during their careers. Mr Connolly is the fourth
Blackadders LLP has announced that its managing partner, Johnston Clark, will stand down on 31 July. He will be succeeded by Emma Gray and Ryan McKay as joint managing partners, who will serve an initial three-year term. Congratulating his successors on their appointments, Mr Clark said: “Much
Blackadders LLP has announced a number of appointments: Dale Ross has been made a partner; Emma Sadler has been promoted to associate solicitor, family law; and Robyn Lee has been promoted to senior solicitor, private client. Mr Ross' areas of expertise include executry and trust matters includ
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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.