Archive for February, 2010

Keeping Fit and Healthy at James & George Collie

Tuesday, February 16th, 2010

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James & George Collie gained more than a new partner when Anne-Maryse Churchill joined the firm late last year.

For, before she became a lawyer, Anne-Maryse trained as a classical ballet dancer in Edinburgh and now she is putting her expertise to good use by helping colleagues keep fit and healthy through in-house dance classes. (more…)

James & George Collie and Kinnear & Falconer Announce Merger.

Tuesday, February 16th, 2010

Xmas09Two of the North East’s longest established legal practices, James & George Collie and Kinnear & Falconer, who between them have been in business for more than 300 years, have announced a merger. (more…)

Is There Such a Thing as a “Good Divorce”?

Tuesday, February 16th, 2010

gagGraham Garden is a Partner and practices principally from the Firm’s Stonehaven Office.  He has more than 30 years experience in dealing with family related issues including separation and divorce, residence/contact disputes and the breakdown of relationships between co-habitees.

Empathy, understanding and respect are not words one would normally associate with the process of divorce. Yet these are exactly the concepts upon which Graham and a number of other north-east collaborative lawyers focus when advising separating clients.  (more…)