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Aberdein Considine strengthens legal team

18 January 2011

North-east law firm Aberdein Considine & Co has strengthened its legal team with a number of promotions.

Ritchie Whyte becomes a partner in the firm’s corporate and commercial department. His role includes acquisitions and disposals of businesses on behalf of corporate and private clients, as well as all aspects of commercial property.

Court expert Ryan McKay has also been promoted to partner and will continue to specialise in commercial litigation. Working in the firm’s litigation department and part of a team of over 30 lawyers and paralegals, he focuses on insolvency and negligence work.


Laura Youngson and Sally-Anne Ogilvie have been promoted to associate.

Ms Youngson is head of Aberdein Considine’s Inverurie office, working on residential and commercial property, wills, and powers of attorney. Her appointment follows a significant upturn in new business at this office and the growth of the Garioch property market.

Ms Ogilvie is an employment law specialist, mainly instructed by business clients.

Announcing the promotions managing partner Harvey Aberdein said: “I am very pleased to be able to welcome these four young, highly talented individuals to their new roles within our firm. The promotions are well deserved and reflect the significant contribution each has made in, very different ways, to the continued growth of Aberdein Considine.”

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