Appointments unveiled at Law at Work

Miriam ByrneEmployment law, human resources and health & safety specialist, Law At Work (LAW), has bolstered its team ahead of a concerted effort to expand the business into England.

The firm has appointed business development director, Miriam Byrne (left) who joins from rival Ellis Whittam where she was a regional business director.

Ms Byrne is supported by two new business development executives. Neil Small will provide support in the firm’s Edinburgh office, while Nicky Krissa, will join Miriam in the Glasgow office.

A further appointment sees Angela McCracken join the Edinburgh office’s team of employment lawyers. A qualified solicitor, she joins from legal firm Balfour + Mason  where she has been providing strategic employment law advice to employers for the past three years.

The employment law team has been increased by the retention of newly qualified lawyer Anita Mulholland, who has successfully completed her two year traineeship with the firm. The business has placed two further trainees into the Glasgow team: Paman Singh and Kirstie Beattie.

The firm’s health & safety team has been strengthened with the appointment of

Steven McCallum as health & safety manager. Moving from, RBS Mentor, he brings a decade of experience to the Glasgow team.

Steven Smith has been promoted to operations manager with a key role in leading client care within LAW as well as providing support to the senior team

Commenting on the appointments, Jane Wright, chief executive of Law At Work said: “This year will be one where we invest significantly in the business, both in our IT systems and in people to support our efforts in growing the business.

“I believe that these additional appointments put us on a firm footing to secure further new business both in Scotland and England.

“Miriam is an important appointment for LAW and I’m very pleased to welcome her to the team. She has a strong track record of building relationships with new and existing clients and will play a key role in leading the growth of our business.”

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