Midlothian Council’s legal eagle

Midlothian Council in-house solicitor Vlad Valiente with his Law Society of Scotland In-House Lawyers' Group Rising Star Award 2014.
Midlothian Council in-house solicitor Vlad Valiente with his Law Society of Scotland In-House Lawyers' Group Rising Star Award 2014.

Midlothian Council’s in-house solicitor Vlad Valiente (34) took home this year’s Law Society of Scotland In-House Lawyers’ Group Rising Star Award 2014.

Runners up were Ruth Paterson, Head of Legal at ENABLE Scotland, and Heather McClure, City of Edinburgh Council.