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New Partner for Private Client team – Scottish Business News



LORNA Christine has joined Blackadders LLP as a Partner in the growing Private Client team.

Specialising in Private Client work since 2003, Lorna was previously a Partner in the private client team at Thorntons in Dundee.

She has a particular interest in Trusts and can give specialist advice on wills, inheritance tax, powers of attorney and succession planning as well as administration of estates.

Lorna said: “I’m thrilled to make the move to Blackadders. It is a really exciting time for the firm and there is a real sense of ambition in the team. I’m looking forward to helping the team grow.”

Lorna trained and worked in Edinburgh at Brodies and then Russel + Aitken. She is a member of the Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners and a former Tutor and Module Organiser on the Diploma in Legal Practice at Dundee University.  

Laura McDowall, Head of the Private Client Team at Blackadders, said: “We are delighted to welcome Lorna to the firm. She brings a wealth of talent and experience and will be a huge asset as we continue to grow our business.

“Our main area of focus is how we treat our clients and the high quality of service we provide to all. Lorna will be a valuable member of the team and a great mentor.”

The Private Client Team at Blackadders is central to the firm’s growth plans and has invested significant time and resources in improving client service. With one of the best Private Client executry books in Scotland, the team strives to guarantee the best service possible. 

The Private Client team operates across Scotland and specialises in: 


Powers of Attorney 

Adults with Incapacity 

Trusts, Tax and Executries.  

The Team acts for a diverse range of clients including individuals, families, trustees, executors, and businesses. 

Blackadders’ Private Client solicitors are recognised specialists in private wealth law and this is underscored by the majority holding STEP membership and a number holding Law Society of Scotland accreditations. They also work closely with Blackadders Wealth Management LLP to provide a fully rounded legal and financial service to clients, often co-advising high net worth clients on inheritance tax planning, trust creation and asset protection.

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