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Ledingham Chalmers announces new partners
Aberdeen based firm Ledingham Chalmers has announced two new partner appointments with the promotion of associates in the corporate and commercial property teams.
Jody Mitchell, 32, and David Scott, 34, will step up on 1 April, after spending a number of years with the firm's main office. The promotions take the number of partners at the firm to 26.
Mr Mitchell has spent his career to date with Ledingham Chalmers, where he completed his traineeship before moving into the field of corporate and commercial law with particular emphasis on corporate finance – representing buyers, sellers and equity investors – and banking, where he advises lenders and borrowers.
Mr Scott joined Ledingham Chalmers in 2003, to work in commercial property covering acquisition, disposal, financing and leasing. He current work has an emphasis on planning law – representing developers, planning authorities, community groups and individuals in all aspects of the planning process, including planning agreements, objections, planning appeals, and local plan inquiries.
David Laing, chairman of Ledingham Chalmers, said: “I am delighted to announce these partner appointments, which come after many years’ dedicated service from David and Jody, both of whom have shown a drive and passion for their work which fit perfectly with our ethos.”