Johnston Clark, managing partner at Blackadders

NINE new trainees will be joining legal firm Blackadders LLP across its Scotland offices based in Dundee, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, and Glasgow. 

The new graduate trainees joined the company on 1st September and will all go through four-seat rotations where they will learn and develop their legal skills through 6-month placements in different areas of the business.     

Alexandra Peddie, William Allardice, and Duncan Shaw will be based in Dundee, Heather Maltman, Amy Clark, and Euan Fraser will be based in Edinburgh, Rachel Morrison and Morgan Perrie in Glasgow and Ross Purdie will be based in Aberdeen.  

In addition to the new trainees, Blackadders’ second-year trainees have also qualified and will be moving forward with the firm. These include Stephen Annis (Commercial Property), Rachel Crighton (Commercial Property), and Millie Crocker (Private Client Executries)who are based in Blackadders Dundee office, and Andrew Shaw (Private Client) of the Glasgow office. 

Johnston Clark, Managing Partner, said: “It gives me great pleasure to welcome our new graduate trainees and also congratulate those who have successfully qualified this year and are remaining at the firm.

“Every year, the intake of our trainees reflects our commitment to developing our graduates who have such a positive and beneficial impact on the firm. I wish both our new and existing trainees all the best in progressing their careers at Blackadders.”