Legal firm Balfour+Manson has announced four associate promotions in its litigation team.

Mark Boni, Paddy Fulton and Iain Thomson, based in the Edinburgh office, and Jenna Dicken, based in Aberdeen, have been advnced to associate with immediate effect.

Mr Thomson joined the firm as a trainee in 2011 and has specialised in family law since qualifying in 2013; Mr Boni (commercial litigation) and Mr Fulton (personal injury) joined in the same way in 2012.

Ms Dicken came to the firm after completing her traineeship in 2014. Her caseload is principally made up of medical negligence and personal injury cases.

Balfour+Manson chairman Elaine Motion said: "I am personally delighted to see such talented young people being promoted; they have all worked exceptionally hard over the years and are a key part of the firm’s success going forward and deserve this recognition. The firm is fully committed to developing our best people who are already with us – and to recruiting talented staff externally. Our focus is and will continue to be to grow the business in strength, depth and quality, to continue to offer the personal service we are known for."