Commentary: North/south divide dogs McGrigors City ambitions
At face value, last week's departures of Colin Gray and Colin McKay from McGrigors to Eversheds were unsurprising. After all, the firm has lost a number of partners in recent years and this, combined with the fact Gray finished his second term as managing partner in March and that McKay stood unsuccessfully as his successor, could be seen as a reasonable explanation. However, many of those who know the pair are more than a little surprised. As one former partner told Legal Week: "I was shocked - they were McGrigors through and through."
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