We have an excellent track record of winning cases in the Court of Session, including the Commercial court.
We are involved in resolving high profile disputes which have been reported extensively in the media ranging from claims against the banks for mis-selling interest rates to businesses to taking on the government on planning application decisions.
We have one of the biggest Litigation teams in Scotland. We can draw on that resource to assemble the right personnel to resolve your dispute or win your case.
The team offer support to businesses across Scotland in terms of litigation and mediation, where necessary we can call upon our first rate in-house Solicitor Advocates; Elaine Motion, Fiona Muirs and Robert Holland who can represent you in the Higher courts if necessary saving you additional fees.
We recently acted for Petromena Limited on a complex cross-border dispute involving a number of jurisdictions with a Petition in the Court of Session under Section 27 of the Civil Jurisdiction and Judgements Act 1982.
We acted with lawyers in Norway, London and the US on behalf for the Trustee of certain bondholders in a related action in Norway.
The total amount at stake was circa $20million.
The question of what kind of future we want for civil litigation in Scotland was the central thrust of the recent Judicial Institute conference, entitled “Civil Business after Covid”.
A recent English decision proves that wording in insurance policies is paramount for companies pursuing business interruption claims.
Adelle Walker is promoted to Senior Associate and Lauren Smith to Associate, with both appointments taking effect today (Monday 1st March).