WJM ANNOUNCES RAFT OF STAFF PROMOTIONS

7th December 2020

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

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

Emma Letham, from WJM's family law team in Glasgow, is stepping up to the role of associate. With specialisms in adoption and permanence cases, Emma provides clients with advice on a range of matters including divorce, separation, co-habitation, kinship care and child contact cases.

Hannah Prentice and Alison Reid, who work in the private client team at the firm’s Inverness office, have each been promoted to senior solicitor.

They specialise in a range of in later life matters, including preparation of wills, trusts and power of attorneys; along with succession planning, tax and administering estates.

WJM has also announced the promotion of commercial property solicitors Sarajane Drake and Leanne Follan to senior solicitors.

Both Sarajane and Leanne are based in WJM’s Glasgow office, and work with a diverse client base including investors, sellers, developers, landlords and tenants, helping them through the process of buying, selling and leasing commercial property.

Fraser Gillies, managing partner at Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie LLP, said: “I’m delighted to announce a number of staff promotions at WJM. Hannah, Alison, Sarajane, Leanne and Emma have all worked exceptionally hard to develop their chosen specialisms and relationships with their clients, 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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