Thorntons the Scottish law firm with its roots in Dundee has promoted six employees in a period of investment.

Two senior solicitors have risen to become associates and four solicitors have become senior solicitors.

In Edinburgh Rural business team member Robin Dunlop and Personal Injury lawyer Lauren Fettes have become senior solicitors in the firm.

Newly promoted senior solicitor, Lauren Fettes, said: “I completed my traineeship at Thorntons and have witnessed first-hand their support and investment in the growth and development of the business and their employees.”

Craig Nicol, joint Managing Partner at Thorntons, said: “We see it as vital to promote from within and continue to expand our own talent. It provides the motivation for our colleagues to work hard for the firm and our clients.”

“All six of our newly promoted employees have shown a great deal of enthusiasm and commitment to Thorntons. We are delighted that some joined us initially as trainees and then secured permanent positions within the firm and continue to progress.”

“We will continue to invest in our training and internal developments as we look to ensure that our colleagues appreciate the value they add to the firm and our client services”