Balfour+Manson has added to its Property team with the appointment of Sylvia McCullagh as an associate.

Ms McCullagh qualified as a solicitor in 2004 and has worked for Moray Council, McEwan Fraser Legal, Your Conveyancer and Gilson Gray. She also has a degree in music performance and worked for a period as a piano tutor and singer in London before returning to the legal profession. 

She commented: "I'm delighted to join the team at an exciting time for the profession. I have a chance here to combine my passion for property and my conveyancing experience to guide clients though their transactions. I've always felt that a human touch is vital in the property market, as you are dealing with people at very stressful and emotional times in their lives."

Head of Property, Ken Robertson, said: "We're delighted to welcome Sylvia to the team at a very busy and exciting time for the property sector. There is lots going on just now and we are very happy to have an experienced and personable lawyer like Sylvia to strengthen the team."