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Edinburgh firm Balfour & Manson has bolstered its private client practice by merging with G W Tait & Sons.
The move will see two G W Tait partners, George Tait and Allen Kerr, join the partnership along with three associates and the majority of the firm’s staff.
Balfour & Manson also has a well-known personal injury practice, representing pursuers in cases such as Piper Alpha and Lockerbie.
The 18-partner firm has expanded significantly this year with the acquisition in May of a substantial part of the pursuer personal injury practice of the Aberdeen firm Burnside Kemp Fraser and the opening of an Aberdeen office, its first outside Edinburgh.