17 May 2021
Aberdein Considine has promoted a total nine members of staff to Director, Senior Associate, Associate and Senior Solicitor levels, as well as appointing two new Partners.
Kayleigh MacLaren, Associate Director, Corporate Property Services in Aberdeen has been promoted to Director, and Leanne Warrender, Senior Associate for Residential Conveyancing Services, also in Aberdeen, is now a Partner in the firm.
Danny Anderson, who is a corporate solicitor in Aberdeen becomes Senior Solicitor.
Eleanor Comfort, Associate in Dyce has been promoted to Senior Associate. Katie Hutchinson has re-joined as a Senior Solicitor in Westhill having previously been a solicitor with the firm.
Laura Browne is returning as a Partner in the Banking Litigation team, with Catriona Ramsay, Employment Solicitor, and John Di Paola, Banking Litigation solicitor both promoted to Senior Associate, and Joelle Neep, Banking Litigation senior solicitor, now an Associate. All of these positions are based in Glasgow.
Finally, Tahir Bashir, Lender Services Operations Manager in Newcastle is promoted to Associate Director.
These promotions follow the seven that were announced in February.
Aberdein Considine has experienced sustained growth during the last few years and the investment in the firm’s legal teams has been critical in developing the depth and range of expertise across all disciplines.
Commenting on the promotions, Jacqueline Law, Managing Partner, said:
“The last twelve months have been a challenging time but our people have stepped up and continued to provide the highest standards of support and service for clients.
The promotions reflect not only the exceptional performance of these individuals during this period but it also recognises the high regard in which we hold them.
As restrictions begin to ease and we return to some form of normality it will be more important than ever for clients to know we have the knowledge and expertise to help them navigate the weeks and months ahead.”
The most recent publication of the Legal 500 ranked Aberdein Considine across eight practice areas and for the sixth year running has been awarded coveted “Top Tier” status. This accolade is in the field of Debt Recovery, with the firm also recognised for its Corporate and Commercial Law, Commercial Real Estate, Commercial Litigation, Insolvency, Private Client and Family Law work.
The partnership has a second Debt Recovery ranking in England and wales, where it has a rapidly expanding Litigation and Debt Recovery practice.