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Founding Partner turns 60

What an amazing birthday week founding partner Dave Mc Naught celebrated as he turned 60 last week. Having founded Mc Naught and Co 35 years ago, Dave felt that it was time to have a party and met up with his family from around the world in Portugal and Ibiza for his 60th birthday.

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