Gillespie Macandrew has promoted three solicitors to its partnership among nine newly announced promotions at the firm.

Eilidh Adams, Simon Williams and Gillian Wright move up from legal directors at the firm, after coming through Gillespie Macandrew’s Training Academy.

Ms Adams heads the firm’s Private Client team in Perth; Mr Williams is a member of the Energy team, specialising in renewables; and Ms Wright is part of the Residential team.

The firm has also promoted six other lawyers. Lorna Balfour, Lindsay Bryce-Mackay, Stewart Crosbie, Keith Emmerson and Ross MacRae advance to associate, while Rae Gilchrist becomes a senior solicitor.

Chief executive Robert Graham-Campbell commented: "We are delighted to welcome Eilidh, Simon and Gillian to our partnership. They are exceptional lawyers and have demonstrated considerable commitment to the future of the firm. Our associate and senior solicitor promotions highlight the strength of our wider team and reflect our continued commitment to nurturing and developing our people."