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Highland law firm announces promotions for 'exceptionally hard-working' staff members after a challenging year

By Hector MacKenzie

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Kirstin MacDonald.
Kirstin MacDonald.

TWO promotions have been announced at a Highland law firm celebrating success after a challenging year.

Wright, Johnston and Mackenzie LLP’s office in Inverness has announced the promotion of two members of staff; one to senior solicitor and one to


Kirstin MacDonald, from the firm’s corporate team in Inverness, has been promoted to the role of associate.

Kirstin, who has worked at WJM for six years, provides a legal service to family businesses and business families in the Highlands and Islands, assisting clients on both business and personal matters.

Lauren Farquhar.
Lauren Farquhar.

Lauren Farquhar, who works in private client matters in Inverness, have been promoted to senior solicitor.

She specialises in a range of matters including preparation of wills, trusts and power of attorney; along with succession planning, tax and administering estates.

Fraser Gillies, managing partner at Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie LLP, said: “Kirstin and Lauren have both worked exceptionally hard to develop their chosen specialisms and relationships with their clients – particularly over the past year which has been a challenging one for everyone – and this

deserves to be recognised and celebrated.

“Career development of our people continues to be a high priority at WJM. We’re committed to developing talent and ensuring we have the strongest team offering for our clients.”

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