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Family, employment appointments for Balfour+Manson
Law firm Balfour+Manson LLP has promoted Alastair Milne to partner in its family team, and Johanna Millar to associate in the employment team.
The employment team is also growing with the appointment of Sarah Shiels as senior solicitor. She joins Balfour+Manson from Thompsons on 9 July.
Mr Milne, who joined the firm in 2009 from Erskine MacAskill, specialises in child and family law. He is also a solicitor advocate and a tutor in family law for the WS Society.
Ms Millar joined the firm as a trainee in 2007 and has practised in the employment team since qualifying.
Chairman of Balfour+Manson, Fred Tyler, commented: "With our teams across the firm continuing to grow in depth and strength, Balfour+Manson is well placed to build on its success."
The firm, which has offices in Edinburgh and Aberdeen, now has 19 partners and a total of 130 staff.