We have appointed Marie Macdonald as our new Chairman, succeeding founding Partner, Michael Samuel, who continues as a Consultant with the firm. Marie’s new appointment makes her the first woman to take up the mantle as Chair for Miller Samuel Hill Brown.
Accredited as a specialist in Employment Law, Marie has a wealth of experience and is a recognised leader in her field. Marie is also Co-Chair of the Labour and Employment Group of the International Lawyers’ Network which provides our clients ready access to legal services in 67 countries on six continents.
Marie had this to say about the appointment: “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. We are passionate about delivering a first-class service to our clients and we value the trust our clients place in us.
Michael was instrumental in building the Firm, along with our strong management team, and his contribution has been immeasurable. 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 I’m excited about our future.”
Outgoing Chairman, Michael Samuel added: “I have enjoyed a fantastic 15 years as Chairman and I am delighted that Marie is my successor. She is highly experienced and a much respected lawyer and colleague. Clients need their lawyers to be professional, always available, trustworthy, commercial and pragmatic. Marie and her Partners are all of that and more. Under her Chairmanship, I expect MSHB have their best years ahead of them. ”
As the only Scottish member of the International Lawyers Network, Miller Samuel Hill Brown offers clients access to quality assured advice in any international jurisdiction. With roots tracing back to 1750, we have evolved today into a firm with acknowledged expertise, known for our friendly, but highly efficient, hands-on approach
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