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McClure Naismith LLP

292 ST VINCENT STREET, GLASGOW, G2 5TQ, SCOTLAND
Tel:
Work 0141 204 2700
Fax:
Fax 0141 248 3998
DX:
GW64 GLASGOW
Web:
www.mcclurenaismith.com
Email:
London, Glasgow, Edinburgh

Scotland

Recommendations

  • Scotland: Projects, energy and natural resources > Projects

Scotland: Corporate and commercial

Within Corporate and commercial: Edinburgh and Glasgow, McClure Naismith LLP is a third tier firm,

McClure Naismith LLP’s corporate practice, led by Colin Millar in Glasgow, has significant experience in the drinks sector, and is able to leverage off the firm’s London-led capital markets team. Kelvin Capital and CCL Industries are recent additions to its client roster, which includes Jim Beam.

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Scotland: Dispute resolution

Within Commercial litigation Commercial litigation

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Within Debt recovery, McClure Naismith LLP is a second tier firm,

Frank Johnstone heads McClure Naismith LLP’s consumer finance and recoveries unit, which has acted for clients including Mercedes-Benz Finance, Lloyds Banking Group and Siemens Financial Services.

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Scotland: Finance

Within Banking and finance, McClure Naismith LLP is a third tier firm,

McClure Naismith LLP’s team is led by the well-respected John Blackwood and includes Paul Kenneth, who provides ‘a great service, with quick responses and advice of the highest quality’. Clients include Scottish clearing banks, other UK lenders, and several foreign lenders.

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Scotland: Human resources

Within Employment, McClure Naismith LLP is a third tier firm,

Headed by the ‘commercial and pragmaticAlan Thomson, McClure Naismith LLP’s team is recommended for its ‘professionalism, response times, and knowledge’. Clients include the Law Society of Scotland, Glasgow School of Art, and Whyte & Mackay.

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Within Health and safety, McClure Naismith LLP is a third tier firm,

McClure Naismith LLP advises clients on a range of health and safety matters, and has recently been involved in a number of fatal accident inquiries. Rory Jackson is ‘concise’ and ‘personable’.

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Scotland: Insurance

Within Personal injury: defender, McClure Naismith LLP is a third tier firm,

In 2012, McClure Naismith LLP gained new panel appointments with Sterling Insurance, Whitbread and Enterprise. Head of department Jeffrey Hutcheson is ‘an invaluable source of information’.

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Within Professional negligence, McClure Naismith LLP is a third tier firm,

McClure Naismith LLP’s ‘responsive’ team provides ‘a high-quality and professional service’. The ‘knowledgeableJeffrey Hutcheson is recommended.

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Scotland: Private client

Within Charities and not-for-profit, tier 5

McClure Naismith LLP’s clients include Glasgow School of Art and the North Highland Initiative.

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Within Family Family

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Within Personal tax, trusts and executries Personal tax, trusts and executries

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Scotland: Projects, energy and natural resources

Within Projects, McClure Naismith LLP is a second tier firm,

McClure Naismith LLP recently saw the departure of two key partners to Harper Macleod LLP, but remains actively involved in this area, with recent work including advising Robertson Group on an NHS project procurement. Mark Cowie heads the practice.

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Scotland: Real estate

Within Commercial property: Edinburgh and Glasgow Commercial property: Edinburgh and Glasgow

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Within Commercial property: Elsewhere in Scotland Commercial property: retail occupiers

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Within Construction, McClure Naismith LLP is a third tier firm,

McClure Naismith LLP continues to act for key clients Whyte & MacKay, Health Facilities Scotland and NHS Lanarkshire. Led by Mark Cowie in Glasgow, the team includes Edinburgh practitioner Brandon Malone, who is ‘very effective in driving a case forward and pulling in all the diverse pieces of information’.

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Scotland: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

Within Intellectual property, McClure Naismith LLP is a third tier firm,

Euan Duncan heads the practice at McClure Naismith LLP, and advises on issues such as the application of EU legislation to IP rights, and domain name infringement protection.

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Within IT and telecoms IT and telecoms

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