Anderson Strathern announces new director roles and appointees
Anderson Strathern has added six newly-created director roles to complement its partner base as the firm aims to build on a record financial performance in 2018.
Victoria Simpson (private client), Gary Burton, Sarah Philips and Robbie Wilson (dispute resolution), Neil Fraser and Jon McGee (commercial real estate) have all been promoted to director.
The firm’s investment in the new directors will see them take part in a bespoke senior leadership training programme which includes business development skills, coaching, business financials and each will have a partner mentor from outwith their own practice area.
The new directors will work closely with Anderson Strathern’s managing partner, Murray McCall and the firm’s chair, Bruce Farquhar and they join the firm’s existing directors, Neil Amner (infrastructure, transport & Brexit), Nick Howie (corporate) and Pamela Keys (employment).
Mr McCall said: “We want to offer our clients the best possible service. The appointment of the new directors sees us developing our senior talent by offering a promotion structure and leadership training that works for a modern law firm.
“Our directors will have a strong and secure foundation for their and for our future development at a time of exciting business growth for the firm. It’s a win, win situation.”
Mr Farquhar, added: “The director appointments are firmly part of our growth strategy, integral to which is a focus on having key people in place at both legal and business functions.
“Our record results for 2018 show that our growth strategy is working well. Our strategic focus on appointing key people both in the legal and business functions to help us with that growth will continue.”