Talent rewarded at McVey and Murricane



Fallon Spencer

Glasgow-based McVey and Murricane has announced new appointments and promotions.

Shirley Askew, who has been promoted to director of residential conveyancing, told Scottish Legal News: “Today’s conveyancing market is currently a challenging one for legal firms throughout Scotland as we juggle regulatory, market and Land Register hurdles. I am determined that my 14 strong team will continue our success of recent years and indeed reach new levels of achievement.”According to statistics from Registers of Scotland, in 2017, the firm was the second largest submitter of purchase applications among legal firms in Scotland.

Fallon Spencer has been appointed as an associate within the commercial department. McVey and Murricane runs a a “pre-trainee school” where prospective trainees spend a year working within the firm to ensure that a legal life, with all of its pressures, is the right one for that person. Ms Spencer is a graduate of the “pre-trainee school” thereafter becoming a trainee and then a solicitor with McVey and Murricane.

The firm has also appointed three new trainees: Hajira Nisa, Tay Montgomery and Amy Sullivan; Ms Nisa and Ms Tay are commencing their legal lives in complex lending while Ms Sullivan is grappling with the challenges of builder’s work in the new build department.

Senior partner Allan Radlow said: “These new appointments and promotions demonstrate that investment remains at the heart of our strategy and we are determined to continue our growth within all types of property and commercial legal work”.