Thursday, 13 October 2016
We are delighted to announce that we will merge with Thomas Blair and Son Solicitors and Estate Agents with effect from 1st November 2016 trading as Stevenson & Marshall LLP, Solicitors and Estate Agents. The merger aims to continue the growth of Stevenson and Marshall LLP as a dominant town centre business providing an extensive range of legal and estate agency services. The merged Firm will have over 30 staff and will operate from our existing office. The merger continues the growth of Stevenson and Marshall LLP having already incorporated renowned Dunfermline Criminal Defence firm Beatson and Co as well as long establish Dunfermline Firm W and J Reid .
The Firm of Thomas Blair and Son is a highly regarded, respected and long established Firm of Solicitors and Estate Agents with a long family run history dating back to the original formation of the Firm, in Dunfermline, in 1840. For the past 31 years Thomas Blair and Son has been operated by husband and wife team, Malcolm and Denise Slora. Together they have dedicated their professional careers to the interests of their clients. They have built up a strong reputation with their clients and with the legal community for their reliable, trustworthy and common sense approach and are happy in recommending their much valued clients, whom they have worked with for many years, to Stevenson and Marshall LLP.
The merger will provide a wider range of legal services for clients of Thomas Blair and Son including Family Law, Child Law, Employment Law, Personal injury Law, Criminal Defence work, Guardianships as well as Commercial Property and Business Law. Stevenson and Marshall LLP will continue to provide the existing legal and property services currently offered by Thomas Blair and Son including Executries, Wills, Powers of Attorney, Conveyancing and Estate Agency, and together we will have an even stronger presence in these sectors.
Our Senior Partner, Andrew Brown said “We are always looking for opportunities to develop our business. Our priority is always to find the right Firm that will allow us to develop our existing operation to meet our plans to further expand Stevenson and Marshall LLP. Thomas Blair and Son is a like-minded Firm who, similarly to Stevenson and Marshall LLP, has been providing legal advice for well over one hundred years. The ethos of Thomas Blair and Son is the same as our own – to provide excellent legal expertise and first class client care. We understand that times change and as a Firm, despite having our foundation built on these traditional values, we are forward thinking and are always looking to improve in the interests of our clients. We embrace technology and are one of the first Firms in Scotland to offer online legal services. We understand that modern day society is demanding which is why we strive to make things as straight-forward as possible for our clients. The clients of Thomas Blair and Son will now have the benefit of an extensive range of legal services being provided to them. This merger is a new chapter in the story of both Stevenson and Marshall LLP and Thomas Blair and Son and we are all very excited about it.”
Malcolm and Denise Slora of Thomas Blair and Son said “Stevenson and Marshall LLP is a perfect match; our Firms have been providing legal services for well over one hundred years and our respective Firms are built on traditional values of legal expertise, professionalism and service of the highest standard. We are confident that the merged Firm will offer clients of Thomas Blair and Son a wide range of legal services to meet their requirements while maintaining the excellent service presently provided to them.”
The team at Stevenson & Marshall look forward to meeting with the clients of Thomas Blair and Son, and to offering their expertise and care to all clients of the newly merged practice for many years to come.