Lillian Mackenzie has joined DLA Piper’s projects team in Edinburgh at partner level.

She joins from MacRoberts, where she has worked since 1999, joining as a trainee and moving to partner level in 2011.

Mackenzie specialises in PPP across the healthcare, defence, education and roads sectors, as well as project finance.

Colin Wilson, UK head of projects, welcomes her to DLA Piper by saying: “It is a key part of the firm’s strategy to bolster the projects team across the UK. Lillian is an excellent projects lawyer who is well-known in the market and will be a very strong addition to our team.”

Simon Rae, managing partner, Edinburgh, adds: “Lillian has built a great reputation in Scotland for delivering high-quality service to her clients. This, combined with the strength and depth of her experience, makes Lillian a significant asset for the firm not only in Scotland but across the UK.”