Law practice Blackadders goes forth with accolade

From left: Blackadders' Louise Abercrombie, Jane Millar and Scott Williamson with Gemma Copestick of Step. Picture: Alan Richardson
From left: Blackadders' Louise Abercrombie, Jane Millar and Scott Williamson with Gemma Copestick of Step. Picture: Alan Richardson
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Blackadders has become one of the first legal firms in Scotland to pick-up a prestigious accreditation for its work in family inheritance and succession planning.

The firm, which has 26 partners and more than 260 staff across a network of offices, has been awarded “platinum employer partner” certification by the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (Step), a global professional association.

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The accreditation is part of Step’s employer partnership programme, which is designed to help employers of its students and members to plan and deliver the best possible learning experience.

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Blackadders’ chairman, Scott Williamson, said: “As one of few Scottish-based firms to receive this accolade, it is a great achievement for us to be recognised by such a well-respected and professional body.”

Jenni Hutchinson of Step added: “Blackadders is to be commended on an excellent application.”

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