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Young lawyer's early promotion

Foulis joins partnership after only six years

Jamie FoulisFamily law specialist Jamie Foulis, who joined Balfour+Manson as a trainee only six years ago, has been promoted to partner.

The 29-year-old becomes the youngest member of the 20-strong partnership at the Edinburgh-based firm.

Shona Smith, head of family law, said: “I’m very pleased to see Jamie assumed as a partner. He is an excellent young lawyer.”

Mr Foulis is a member of the Family Law Association and volunteers with Citizen’s Advice Bureau as an adviser on family law matters.  

He said: “I am delighted and very grateful to be given the opportunity to join the partnership at a firm where I have really enjoyed my time so far. I’ve found it to be a great firm to work at, with great people to work with, and I’m very happy to have the chance to continue as a partner.” 

Elaine Motion, Executive Chairman of Balfour+Manson, said: “We have a very strong ‘grow your own’ policy at Balfour+Manson and also strive to promote talented people, however young they are. That’s why I am so pleased to see Jamie join the partnership.

“I look forward to him playing a big part in the firm’s short, medium and long-term future.”


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