Law firm announces promotions

R-L Cheryl Edgar (Legal Director), Joe Davies (Associate), Shona Young (Associate), Jean MCAlpine (Associate), Iain Grant (Associate), Fraser Cameron (Associate) and Emma Cowie (Senior Solicitor)

LAW firm, Gilson Gray, has announced seven new promotions to boost its team.

Cheryl Edgar has been promoted to legal director within the Residential Conveyancing Team, based in East Lothian. Jean McAlpine and Emma Cowie were promoted to associate and senior solicitor respectively in the same department.

Iain Grant and Fraser Cameron have become an associate and senior solicitor in the Litigation and Dispute Resolution team, while Joe Davies has been promoted to private Client associate.

Shona Young, who was promoted to senior solicitor in the Family Law team last year, has been again been promoted to the role of associate.

Glen Gilson, Gilson Gray managing partner, said: “It’s incredibly satisfying and makes us proud to see our talented staff to grow and to continue their progression and careers with us.

“When we founded the firm six years ago, our main driver was to create a strong culture and create a pathway to become the best legal firm in Scotland. 

“We battle towards this by pulling out all the stops for our people and for our clients, especially during the extreme challenges presented by the Coronavirus.

“This is clearly a difficult time for Scottish businesses. Our focus is to do all we can to support our team members and to help the Scottish business community right now, as they have supported us since launch.”

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