Local man is joint managing partner

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AN ARBROATH man this week became a joint managing partner in Tayside’s largest legal firm.

Scott Milne, who lives in Arbroath, has worked for Thornton’s Law Firm for 25 years, and was latterly the head of the litigation department.

He joined colleague Craig Nicol yesterday (Thursday) in the first joint management partnership in the firm’s history.Nick Barclay, the previous managing partner will resume his role as full-time partner in the private client department in Dundee.

Scott said: “Nick has held the post of managing partner since 2003 and has steered Thorntons through one of its most difficult periods.

“His counsel and experience will be invaluable to Craig and I as we move forward in our new roles. We are both incredibly proud to be taking on the role of managing partner and will continue to build on the established and commendable values Nick has instilled across the firm.”

Jack Robertson, chairman of Thorntons, said: “The joint managing partnership is a new approach for the firm. As well respected lawyers in their fields, it is important for Craig and Scott to maintain links with their clients and this combined approach will allow them to do that.