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Partner hire for Kirkwall firm

1 March 2006

Robert Shaw is set to join the team at Kirkwall based legal firm, Lows, it was announced this week.

Mr Shaw, 59, has some 38 years' experience as a solicitor. A graduate of Edinburgh University and former law lecturer, he first came to Orkney in 1980 to work with Shepherd+ Wedderburn's Kirkwall office. He latterly worked with Kirkwall firm Drever and Heddle and will join Lows on 1 June.

He said: “This move represents a fresh challenge for me and the start of a new chapter in my legal career. I am very much looking forward to joining the team at Lows and hope I can make a positive contribution to the firm’s work.”

Partner at Lows, Alistair Bruce, said: “We are delighted that someone of Bob’s calibre and experience has decided to join us. His presence will strengthen the team here and help ensure that Lows continues to provide clients with a legal, property and financial service that is second to none.”