Weightmans announces three new hires in Glasgow

Weightmans has made three appointments in its Glasgow office.

Weightmans announces three new hires in Glasgow

Joanne Farrell, Livia Ziegelmeyer and Carly Grimason

Joanne Farrell joins the firm as a principal associate. She is a specialist defence personal injury solicitor and has joined the firm’s insurance litigation team. Previously at BTO Solicitors LLP for almost 20 years, she brings with her extensive experience in handling claims for the most devastating spinal injuries to brain injuries, multiple severe orthopaedic and crushing injuries, and fatal claims.

Livia Ziegelmeyer has been appointed as an associate in the firm’s commercial real estate team. She joins from MacRoberts LLP and is qualified in Brazilian, Portuguese and Scots law.

She has expertise in residential and commercial property transactions, with a particular focus on security work for lenders and advising high net worth investors on development projects in Scotland.

The firm has also welcomed Carly Grimason as a trainee solicitor. Ms Grimason gained her LLB from the University of Glasgow.

Alongside the new hires, Weightmans has also retained Rebecca Ellis, who recently completed her training with the Glasgow team to become a fully qualified solicitor in litigation.

Claire McCracken, partner at Weightmans and regional office head in Glasgow said: “It’s an exciting time for the Glasgow office. Our team has been growing rapidly, as we continue our recruitment drive in Scotland. These three latest appointments represent a significant boost in terms of the range of specialisms and depth of expert sector knowledge we can offer our Scotland based clients.”

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