Legal firm Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie LLP has announced the promotion of Martin O’Neill to senior associate and Nicola Martin to associate.

Mr O’Neill, a member of WJM’s corporate team, specialises in commercial contracts, intellectual property and technology law, working from both its Glasgow and Edinburgh offices. He qualified with WJM in 2006 after completing a Masters Degree in IT Law. 

Ms Martin specialises in planning and development law and has a dual qualification in Scottish and English law. Based in Edinburgh, she joined WJM in January 2015. She has considerable expertise in complex planning applications and appeals relating to residential, renewables, and large infrastructure projects for clients based in England as well as Scotland.

WJM chief executive Liam Entwistle commented: “Martin and Nicola have both demonstrated ambition to grow and succeed within the firm, as well as exceptional professionalism and dedication to their clients. Providing our people with clear routes for advancement within the firm is very important to us and these promotions are very well deserved.”