Leading Scottish commercial law firm MacRoberts has strengthened its East coast team with the promotion of property lawyer Kyle Moir to the partnership and the appointment of private client specialist Chris Gardiner.
Kyle is a highly experienced and well regarded real estate lawyer. He deals with all manner of property work including development site acquisition and disposal, funding and securities, leasing, investment property purchase and sales, portfolio acquisition and disposal and private and social housing developments.
Chris brings extensive experience advising individuals and families on asset protection and tax efficient succession planning, including the drafting of Wills and Powers of Attorney. He is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), the leading worldwide professional body for practitioners in the fields of Trusts, Estates and related issues.
Neil Kennedy, Managing Partner, said: “We are absolutely delighted to continue to grow our East coast base and Kyle’s promotion is richly deserved. He has played a significant part in our growth and will continue to do so as a partner.
We are also very pleased to welcome Chris to the firm. He is well respected in the local area and will be able to offer our clients additional areas of legal expertise from our Dundee base. This is a sign of our ongoing commitment to grow our presence in Dundee and we are pleased that Chris will be part of that”.
David Milne, Partner and Head of the Dundee office, said: “These appointments demonstrate our ambition to continue to provide excellent, high quality and diverse legal services to our clients on the East coast. Kyle has been a key member of our team since 2013 and Chris will be an excellent addition. I look forward to working closely with them both”.
These appointments are part of the firm’s strategic plans to expand their practice throughout Scotland and follows the recent appointment of Gail Clarke to the Agriculture & Rural team.