Partner Promotions March 2016

Leading Scottish law firm Thorntons has strengthened its Edinburgh  team with a new senior promotion.

Solicitor Michelle Adam has been promoted to Partner at Thorntons, having previously been an associate at the firm.

Based in the firm’s Edinburgh office, Michelle specialises in personal injury claims and has a particular interest in employers liability and clinical negligence cases.

Vastly experienced in civil litigation, Michelle joined Thorntons in 2008 and qualified as a as a Solicitor Advocate with Civil Rights of Audience in the Supreme Courts in 2013.

Scott Milne, Joint Managing Partner in Thorntons, said: “Michelle is a highly respected figure in our industry and her promotion to Partner is well deserved.

“This role will allow such an experienced and highly capable person like Michelle to drive the business forward and further enhance our service for clients in Edinburgh.”

Michelle said: “Thorntons is an ambitious, forward thinking firm and I am honoured to be at the forefront of driving it on to future successes and ensuring that all of our clients receive the best service possible.”

Michelle, who was brought up in Edinburgh and now lives in Falkirk, enjoys jogging and helping out at her children’s football and swimming clubs.

As well as being a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers, Michelle is also a member of the Society of Solicitor Advocates.

Michelle has been promoted to Partner alongside three colleagues Employment lawyer, Debbie Fellows based in Dundee and Perth, Family lawyer Amanda Wilson based in Dundee and Susan Duff, who is based in the firm’s Cupar office.

As well as Edinburgh, Thorntons has offices in St Andrews, Anstruther, Dundee, Perth, Arbroath, Cupar, Montrose and Forfar.