Full-service legal firm Gilson Gray has recently strengthened its residential property division in Lincoln with the addition of a new partner, Cherie McBean. Coming from one of the North East’s largest firms, Cherie brings almost seven years of experience as a residential property solicitor and, more recently, as part of the senior management team. In her new role, Cherie will be responsible for leading the 100-strong team at Gilson Gray’s Lincoln branch and contributing to the development of their people and processes. Working alongside Gary Tyman, former head of Home Property Lawyers (HPL), Cherie will manage the team.
Cherie shares her thoughts on her new appointment, stating, “Gilson Gray perfectly aligns with my values and ambitions. With intense competition in the property market, meeting customer expectations and embracing technological advancements are crucial in streamlining the conveyancing process and enhancing customer experiences.” She further adds, “My objective is to help Gilson Gray maintain its position as a market leader and drive the property team forward, while offering personalized and dedicated service to our clients.”
Debbie McCathie, partner and head of residential conveyancing at Gilson Gray, expresses her confidence in Cherie’s capabilities and how she will contribute to strengthening the firm’s residential conveyancing offerings. She emphasizes the importance for top-tier law firms to have a nationwide presence, stating, “Having a UK-wide footprint is increasingly crucial, and we have ambitious plans to expand further across the country, building on our comprehensive approach to support clients in the English property market.”
Glen Gilson, managing partner and chairman at Gilson Gray, acknowledges that the firm’s move into England defied industry trends for the Scottish sector, yet proves to be a strategically valuable decision. He highlights the significant growth of their English operation since its acquisition and emphasizes the appointment of talented individuals like Cherie as a testament to their commitment to this market and their client base.
In conclusion, Gilson Gray has enhanced its residential property division in Lincoln with the appointment of Cherie McBean as a new partner. Cherie’s extensive experience and expertise will contribute to the firm’s growth and success in the English property market. Gilson Gray remains dedicated to providing exceptional service to their clients, embracing technology advancements, and remaining at the forefront of the competitive property market.