Newgate acquires Mullin Consultancy to boost Scottish lobbying

Newgate Communications has bought a Scottish lobbying and PR firm as it seeks to bolster its public affairs expertise north of the border.

Simon Nayyar: Newgate public affairs MD
Simon Nayyar: Newgate public affairs MD

Mullin Consultancy, which launched in February 2012, has started trading under the name of Newgate.

The agency is headed by John Mullin, a former director of Citigate Dewe Rogerson, who will become MD of Newgate’s Edinburgh office.

Mullin said: ‘This development creates the opportunity for much quicker business growth and to build on the business strategy begun by Mullin Consultancy.’

Simon Nayyar, MD of Newgate’s public affairs businesses, said: ‘John is a very accomplished comms performer.’

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