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Promotions Announced at WJM

7th June 2021

Promotions Announced at WJM

A number of promotions have been announced across Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie LLP’s offices in Scotland.

The firm is celebrating the promotion of four members of staff; two to associate and two to senior solicitor.

Sarajane Drake, from the firm’s commercial property team in Glasgow and Kirstin MacDonald, in the corporate team at the Inverness office, have each been promoted to the role of associate.

Sarajane, who joined WJM in 2018, works with a diverse client base including investors, sellers, developers, landlords and tenants, helping them through the process of buying, selling and leasing commercial property.

Kirstin, who has worked at WJM for six years, provides a fully rounded legal service to family businesses and business families in the Highlands and Islands, assisting clients on both business and personal matters.

Kathleen Docherty, from the firm’s private client team in Glasgow, and Lauren Farquhar who also works in private client in Inverness, have been promoted to senior solicitors.

They specialise in a range of in private client matters, including preparation of wills, trusts and power of attorney; along with succession planning, tax and administering estates.

Fraser Gillies, managing partner at Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie LLP, said: “Sarajane, Kirstin, Kathleen and Lauren have all worked exceptionally hard to develop their chosen specialisms and relationships with their clients – particularly over the past year which has been a challenging one for everyone – and this deserves to be recognised and celebrated.

“Career development of our people continues to be a high priority at WJM. We’re committed to developing talent and ensuring we have the strongest team offering for our clients.”

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