Balfour+Manson trainee becomes youngest partner

Balfour+Manson has promoted 29-year-old trainee Jamie Foulis –making him the firm’s youngest partner

Family law specialist Jamie Foulis, who joined legal firm 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-headquartered firm, which is based in Frederick Street, with a second office in  Aberdeen.
Shona Smith, Head of Family Law at Balfour+Manson, said: “I’m very pleased to see Jamie assumed as a partner. He is an excellent young lawyer with a very high level of understanding of complex family law issues and a vital member of our team in this busy and ever-changing area.”
Foulis, who started with the firm as a trainee in August 2011, is a member of the Family Law Association and volunteers with Citizen’s Advice Bureau as an adviser on family law matters.
Jamie Foulis
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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