We are well known for our extensive experience of providing legal services and advice to individuals and regulatory bodies across a wide range of sectors, including legal, health care, social care, church, sport, finance and education.
Our expertise spans acting for the regulated individual, for the regulator, as independent legal assessor to panels, as independent legally qualified chair of panels, and in a judicial capacity.
Coronavirus: Most regulators are continuing to deal with their caseload as far as they are able to. Our team of regulatory and disciplinary lawyers understand the stresses that come with being under investigation by your regulator. We are working remotely and are available to provide advice and representation to individuals in connection with their disciplinary cases.
We can act for you and advise on a wide range of matters, from the first notification of allegations against you by your regulatory or disciplinary body, though to representation at a hearing.
We can also advise and act for you in any related police interview and investigation and criminal proceedings.
We represent members of Scotland’s largest teaching Union, the EIS, as well as members of the British Airline Pilots’ Association.
Our Employment team can also provide you with advice and representation in connection with any internal disciplinary matters with your employer.
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).