16 Jun 2023

Thorntons welcomes new Glasgow partner

MSI's UK law member Thorntons Law LLP strengthens dispute resolution team with Partner appointment

Full-service law firm Thorntons has appointed a new Partner to its growing Glasgow team, where the firm is opening its first permanent office.

Stephanie Carr, who has more than 20 years’ experience in the field of dispute resolution, insolvency, commercial litigation and debt recovery, advising and representing clients in a number of courts and tribunals across Scotland.

She is accredited as a specialist in Insolvency Law by the Law Society of Scotland, having been re-accredited on two occasions, and deals with contentious personal and corporate insolvency cases.

Stephanie, who lives in Glasgow, has been operating at partner level for 18 years, and acts for a wide range of clients, including individuals and companies, creditors, insolvency practitioners, directors and debtors. She has experience of advising and representing financial institutions, landlords, tenants and governmental agencies.

Stephanie is ranked as an individual in Chambers & Partners and is a recommended lawyer in Legal 500 for Insolvency and Restructuring.

Stephanie said: “It is exciting to be joining Thorntons at a time when the firm’s new Glasgow office is opening and its team expanding.

“I’m looking forward to playing a key role in the firm’s Dispute Resolution & Claims team, which already has a strong reputation in the marketplace, and growing further its client base.”

Lesley Larg, Managing Partner, Thorntons, said: “Stephanie is a very experienced and highly regarded specialist in dispute resolution.

“Attracting a senior figure of her calibre speaks volumes about our reach and ambition across Scotland and especially the West, where we are continuing to expand our offering in response to client demand.”

Headquartered in Dundee, the firm now has 71 Partners and 13 offices ranging from Glasgow, Edinburgh and Montrose to St Andrews, Arbroath and Perth.