Complete Clarity and Simplicity Legal promotes four solicitors to more senior roles

Left to Right: Scott Stevenson, Linzi McQuade, Sinead Machin and Siobhan Brown

COMPLETE Clarity Solicitors
 and Simplicity Legal, the Glasgow-headquartered legal firm which has established its own unique corporate culture has promoted four experienced solicitors to more senior roles.

Sinead Machin has been promoted to Senior Associate in the firm, while Siobhan Brown, Scott Stevenson and Linzi McQuade have all been promoted to Senior Solicitors.

Founded in 2010, Complete Clarity Solicitors also owns Simplicity Legal, which it established in 2015 with the aim of filling a gap in the market for fixed fee family law work and merged with in 2017.

Sinead, a law graduate of Stirling University with an MSC in Public Policy, joined the firm as a Legal Assistant and has accelerated to her present position by focusing on delivering high quality client service. 

Scott, a former professional footballer with St Johnstone FC, joined the firm as a Part-Time Legal Assistant while completing his legal studies at the University of Strathclyde.

Siobhan first graduated with a BA degree in journalism from Edinburgh Napier University before turning to the law and completing her studies at the University of Strathclyde. A dedicated Munro bagger, Siobhan revels in the outdoor life.

Linzi hold an MSc in Pharmaceutical Science from the University of Copenhagen, after which she began her legal studies, graduating from the University of Glasgow. In addition, Linzi is a rock music fan and once, at a Blondie concert in Glasgow, caught a shoe singer Debbie Harry had thrown from the stage.

Emma King, Director of Complete Clarity Solicitors and Simplicity Legal, said: “Recent significant growth in the firm’s business has prompted these key appointments and we are delighted to congratulate Sinead, Siobhan, Scott and Linzi on taking important steps forward in their legal careers.

“Our firm has been performing well in excess of expectation, driven by the culture which we have consciously developed in recent years and also by structural changes to our commercial activities.

“It has always been our ambition to encourage our staff to be the very best version of themselves, allowing us to design an approach to legal services which is simple and straightforward, but of great value valuable to our clients – a fresh, but always professional method of solving legal problems.”

Headcount at the firm is currently 25, including 12 qualified solicitors and 3 trainee solicitors, and a four-strong client services team whose activities have been critical in supporting the most recent fee performance.

Complete Clarity Solicitors and Simplicity Legal has established a system of attracting talent from non-traditional routes, typically hiring diploma students and bringing them on to be legal assistants, then trainees before fully qualifying as solicitors. It has some lateral hires, but most practisi

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