Leading Aberdeenshire law firm joins UEL

One of the North-East of Scotlands leading law firms, Raeburn Christie Clark & Wallace ­- has joined the United Employment Lawyers network, which now has extended coverage in Aberdeenshire including Donside and Deeside.

Raeburn Christie Clark & Wallace, with its main offices in Aberdeen city centre, also serves the communities of Banchory, Ellon, Inverurie and Stonehaven, where the firm has High Street lawyers’ offices and estate agency services.

Malcolm Mackay, chairman of United Employment Lawyers, said: “I am delighted to welcome Raeburn Christie Clark & Wallace to the UEL network. They are exactly the right fit and it means that Aberdeen and the surrounding communities will have access to our combined employment law expertise. We are trying to do something completely new in the sphere of employment law and it is a significant step that we can now offer our enhanced employment law services in Aberdeen and the vibrant communities of Banchory, Ellon, Inverurie and Stonehaven.”

Keith Allan, the managing partner of Raeburn Christie Clark & Wallace, said: “We are a well-established and respected North-East law firm committed to excellence in the legal services provided to our clients. By joining United Employment Lawyers, we can increase our ability to deal with the employment matters that impact on the communities where we work and live. We like the fact that UEL is run by lawyers for lawyers and we look forward to working with Malcolm Mackay and our UEL legal colleagues.”

United Employment Lawyers is a legal network assisting High Street law firms across Scotland by offering expert employment law advice and support on matters such as contracts of employment, discrimination, unfair dismissal, and Employment Tribunals, to individuals, trade unions and businesses without having to travel to big city law firms, and pay big city fees. Set up in 2013, it now has 28 Scottish firms in its network, which covers the whole of Scotland from Shetland, Orkney, Inverness, Elgin, Peterhead, to the Borders with coverage in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Greenock, Perth, Oban and Ayr.