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Marjory MacDonald Solicitors to merge with Blackadders LLP

Posted: 22nd May 2015


L-R: Lindsay Darroch (partner Blackadders LLP), Campbell Clark (partner Blackadders LLP), Marjory MacDonald, and Johnston Clark, (Managing Partner, Blackadders LLP)

Respected Angus legal firm Marjory MacDonald Solicitors is to merge with leading law firm, Blackadders LLP on 22 May 2015.  The merged practice will have 24 partners and over 240 staff and will trade under the Blackadders banner. The firm will offer a full service capability for business and private clients, acting for household name companies and charities, along with thousands of private individuals, many of whom are also clients of its Wealth Management unit.

Marjory MacDonald commented “I am delighted about the decision to join forces. I share with Blackadders a vision of the highest quality of advice and service to clients and the merger will provide great synergies. I expect to be busier than ever whilst providing continuity of service to my clients.”

Johnston Clark, Managing Partner said.  “We are continuously working to expand and improve our service to clients and the merger with Marjory MacDonald Solicitors will assist us in this.  We are confident that Marjory’s clients will also benefit from the specialist expertise and range of services that we offer.”

This latest deal brings the number of acquisitions made in the last year by Blackadders to three. The firm has offices in Aberdeen, Arbroath, Dundee, Edinburgh, Forfar and Perth.

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