MacRoberts are proud to have expanded into the North East of Scotland with the opening of our Dundee Office.  The firm is dedicated to becoming a key player in this market. Dundee is a rapidly growing business centre in Scotland and we are already looking to expand the Office from its initial size.  David Milne, and Kyle Moir, both Real Estate, have joined the existing team to further advance our offering in this key Scottish region and we are looking at further growth in the near future. We already offer a full service in Dundee through the support of experts from our offices in Edinburgh and Glasgow.

We recently appointed a COO, Sally Jones, who with invaluable experience in the legal market is assisting in growing our business.

Carolyn Miller and Elaine McIlroy have recently joined our employment team and John Campbell our Private Client team.  

We welcome as solicitors, 8 of our trainees who have trained with us over the last 2 years. We are pleased that we have managed to increase our intake of trainees for 2013/14 by 20%. We see trainees as a long term investment for the firm and wish them all well.

In August, Senior Partner and head of our IPTC Group, David Flint attended the American Bar Association Annual Meeting in San Francisco, where two publications with substantial input from MacRoberts IPTC team were launched. One was an IP Deskbook for Lawyers (3rd Ed) and the other a Guide to Legal Issues RFID and NFC Technology, co-written with IPTC Partner Val Surgenor.

Duncan Osler, a Partner at MacRoberts and Head of our Projects Division, is in Canada this week for the Social Enterprise World Forum, which is being held in Calgary from 2 to 4 October, as he is currently Chair of Social Enterprise Scotland, the main representative body for social enterprises in Scotland (