Solicitor-estate agency Coulters has announced the appointment of Lauren Miller to its growing legal team in Edinburgh.
Miller, a University of Edinburgh graduate, will take the position of associate solicitor. Her addition to the team follows the recent merger with HBJ Property in May this year. A specialist in residential conveyancing, Miller has previously worked at Morrisons and prior to this was a senior policy leader at the Scottish Government.
Ross MacKay, partner at Coulters, said: “Lauren will be a senior solicitor providing support to our partners, while also being involved in strategic areas such as training and development. Her knowledge and experience will be a great asset to the team.”
Miller is also a notary public and a member of the Scottish Young Lawyers’ Association.
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