Lynn Melville, partner at Blackadders

LEADING Scottish law firm Blackadders has further strengthened its Private Client team with the appointment of a new partner. 

Lynn Melville, who is an accomplished lawyer in the Private Client field, has joined the firm and will be based in the Dundee and Perth offices. She was formerly a partner at BTO Solicitors. 

A specialist in Tax Planning, Wills & Estates, Powers of Attorneys and Trusts, Lynn has over 20 years’ experience in providing tailored advice to high net-worth individuals and families on succession planning and legal and inheritance issues. She is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) which is the worldwide professional association for practitioners. 

Johnston Clark, Managing Partner at Blackadders, said: “We are extremely pleased to welcome a solicitor of Lynn’s calibre to our team. Her enthusiasm for the business was clear from the outset and I am confident that her appointment will enhance our offering and allow us an opportunity to further develop in Perth and Perthshire.” 

Commenting on her new role, Lynn said: “Blackadders is a very forward-thinking firm which has grown and evolved as a result of responding to their clients’ needs and the changing marketplace. I am looking forward to being a part of the team and helping to build upon this.”