Anderson Strathern promotes 25 staff and recruits 18 more

By John Glover

Anderson Strathern has made 25 new promotions including at director, senior associate and associate level.

The Edinburgh-headquartered legal firm made the promotions and recruited 18 new members of staff at the beginning of September, following a strong first half of the year.

It promoted three senior associates to director: Laura McCabe, Danielle Edgar and Ewan Regan.

McCabe is a solicitor advocate in the firm’s commercial litigation team in Edinburgh, Edgar works in the firm’s family law practice in Edinburgh, while Regan works in the corporate team based in Edinburgh on employee ownership and the use of employee ownership trusts.

Anne Lawrie and Mandy Armstrong were both promoted from associate to senior associate.

The company promoted Laura Bowen, Liam Smith, Lucy Thornton and Jemma Forrest from senior solicitor to associate.

Stuart Orr, Kirsty Nicoll, Emily Fleet-Grant, Nick Dobbs, Ysabeau Middleton, Francesca Glendinning, Sarah Donnachie, Jamie Devlin and Rory Knox were all promoted from solicitor to senior solicitor.

Additionally, Arlene Hall, Kirsty Maitland and Elaine Caricato move up from paralegal to senior paralegal, while Jackie Curran steps up from accredited paralegal to senior accredited paralegal.

Legal personal assistants Susan Hossack, Louise Lawson and Angie Lister were each promoted to senior legal assisstant.

At the beginning of September, eight newly-qualified solicitors started with Anderson Strathern and 10 trainee solicitors began a traineeship with the firm.

Anderson Strathern’s managing partner Murray McCall said: “The promotions we are announcing today illustrate the high standards and wide range of professional skills we have across the firm.

“Our people have always been our most important asset at Anderson Strathern, and it’s great to see so many talented lawyers and specialists continuing their career progression within the firm.”

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