After a bumper start to the year with 41 new hires, Gilson Gray, one of the country’s most prominent law, property, and finance firms, is also championing internal talent, promoting four members of staff to senior positions, taking the total number of promotions to 13.
After joining the company four years ago as real estate associate, Gregor Duthie is appointed legal director in real estate; and, after six years with the firm, Karen Henderson steps up to become finance director. Charlotte White and Scott Runciman take on new responsibilities as senior solicitors in corporate and debt recovery, respectively.
Glen Gilson, managing partner at Gilson Gray, said: “Our success in fulfilling an ambitious growth strategy has been fundamentally guided by the hard work and expertise of our employees – without whom it would not have been possible. Gilson Gray is passionate about nurturing the legal talent of tomorrow, and these promotions have recognised the outstanding level of skill and expertise displayed by the firm’s rising stars, who will undoubtedly be essential in the continued prosperity of our business.
“We understand the importance of people in delivering the best service possible and feel privileged that, in a fiercely competitive market, we can aid the next generation of highly-skilled lawyers take the next step in their career.
Other promotions include Amanda Drummond who becomes head of credit control; Iain Grant as senior associate; Joe Davies as a private client senior associate and Fraser Cameron as associate.
The promotions span a number of teams in including litigation, corporate, real estate and debt recovery.