MacRoberts has announced a number of internal promotions following an impressive year with increased turnover and profits.*

David McGuire, who has been with MacRoberts since 2001, has been promoted from Senior Associate to Director. David has a considerable depth of experience in commercial property, with a particular focus on renewable energy developments, and extensive experience in hotel and commercial developments.

Nicole Cook – who has been with the firm since she was a trainee in 2008 – has been promoted to Senior Associate. Nicole specialises in commercial property law, and advises a broad range of clients including investors, developers, pension schemes, insolvency practitioners and landlord and tenants in relation to various types of commercial properties.

Angus Wood has also been promoted to Senior Associate. Angus joined MacRoberts’ Dispute Resolution team in 2013 and his work focuses principally on commercial disputes with a particular emphasis on insolvency and property litigation.

Elsewhere at MacRoberts, 4 senior solicitors have been promoted to Associate level. They include Dawn MacPherson in Real Estate, Lisa Maguire in Banking & Finance, Alan Roughhead in Private Client and Alan MacDonald in Dispute Resolution.

In addition to this ,3 solicitors have been promoted to senior solicitor level; they include Graham Horn (Dispute Resolution) Brian Jackson (Private Client) and Pauline McLachlan (Energy, Resources and Transport).

Managing Partner John Macmillan said, “We are only as good as the people we employ and I am immensely proud of everyone at MacRoberts. As our financial results reveal, we have all worked incredibly hard this year and these promotions are richly deserved.”

This week’s promotions have been announced in the same week the firm welcomes 8 1st year trainees to its Glasgow and Edinburgh offices.

*Draft accounts in the year-end to April 2016 show turnover up by 10% to £19.78m, profits climbing 12% to £6.9m and the firm’s headcount increasing by 12%.


For further information, please contact Gill Low, Senior Marketing & PR Manager, MacRoberts LLP.

Capella, 60 York Street, Glasgow G2 8JX
T: 0141 303


MacRoberts LLP is one of Scotland’s leading commercial law firms with over 150 years of experience in the legal sector. The firm maintains strong links within the Scottish economy, working with large private and public companies, small and medium-sized enterprises, entrepreneurs and owner-managed businesses, banks and financial services institutions, public sector bodies, charities and all levels of government.

MacRoberts has 43 partners and over 180 staff based across three offices in Glasgow, Edinburgh and Dundee.