We are pleased to announce the appointment of two new members of our Family Law team. Noel Ferry, formerly Head of Family Law at Maclay, Murray & Spens, moves to be a Senior Associate and will be joined in our Glasgow office by Senior Solicitor Roger Mackenzie, with both taking up their new posts in January.

Alasdair Loudon, Head of Family Law at Turcan Connell, said: "We regard the recruitment of Noel and Roger as a very significant step in establishing Turcan Connell as the"go to" firm for Family Law in the West of Scotland. Private clients are centre stage at Turcan Connell and it is this focus on private clients that proved very important to Noel and Roger in deciding to make this move."

Douglas Connell, Joint Senior Partner added:"These two new appointments strengthen our position and resources in the West of Scotland reinforcing our commitment to client service and to building our Family Law business in Glasgow."

Noel Ferry is a specialist in high net worth divorces, prenuptial agreements and child relocation cases. He is a member of of the Committee of the Family Law Association of Scotland and was previously the Vice Dean of West Lothian Faculty of Solicitors. He is also trained in the field of Collaborative Family Law Group.

As well as being trained in collaborative law, Roger Mackenzie has dealt with high profile financial and child law cases in both the sheriff courts and the Court of Session. He is also a co-editor of the Family Law Association Bulletin and tutors in family law at the Diploma in Legal Practice at the University of Glasgow.

An article in The Herald is available to view here.