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First female chairman for Miller Samuel Hill Brown

Marie MacdonaldGlasgow solicitors practice Miller Samuel Hill Brown has appointed Marie Macdonald as chairman, succeeding founding partner, Michael Samuel.

Mr Samuel continues as a consultant with the firm and Ms Macdonald becomes the first woman to chair MSHB, one of Scotland’s longest-established legal practices.

Accredited as a specialist in employment law, Ms Macdonald is also co-chair of the labour and employment group of the International Lawyers’ Network which provides MSHB’s clients ready access to legal services in 67 countries.

She said: “I am honoured to be trusted by my partners to guide MSHB as we navigate through a much changed legal landscape and an ever-changing business environment.

“Michael was instrumental in building the firm. I am pleased that we and our clients will continue to benefit from his expertise and wealth of knowledge in his new role within the firm. I am very much looking forward to the next stages of our growth and excited about our future.”

Mr Samuel added: “Marie is highly experienced and a much respected lawyer and colleague.

“Under her chairmanship, I expect MSHB have their best years ahead of them.”

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