Scotland : Dispute resolution
Within Commercial litigation, Simpson & Marwick is a third tier firm,
Simpson & Marwick’s ‘proactive and pragmatic’ team is ‘a source of consistently wise counsel’, particularly for insurance and construction disputes. It represented Lloyds TSB Foundation for Scotland in a multimillion-pound claim against Lloyds Banking Group. Managing partner Peter Anderson ‘provides useful insights’.
Scotland : Human resources
Within Employment, Simpson & Marwick is a third tier firm,
In 2011, Simpson & Marwick recruited Chris Phillips from Maclay Murray & Spens LLP. New clients include Peninsula Business Services and the Rutland Partnership. Practice head Sandy Kemp provides ‘outstanding service in terms of availability, responsiveness and knowledge’.
Within Health and safety, Simpson & Marwick is a first tier firm,
Simpson & Marwick predominantly acts for insurers, including Zurich Commercial, Aviva and Gallagher Bassett International. The team has particular experience in health and safety prosecutions and FAIs.
Scotland : Insurance
Within Medical negligence: defender, Simpson & Marwick is a second tier firm,
Simpson & Marwick’s ‘excellent’ clinical negligence team has experience in representing professionals before disciplinary tribunals including the General Medical Council, the General Dental Council and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Scotland. Practice head Duncan Batchelor and newly promoted partner Graeme Watson are recommended.
Within Personal injury: defender, Simpson & Marwick is a first tier firm,
Simpson & Marwick’s clients are ‘impressed by its professional and co-operative manner’, and ‘appropriate and well-researched advice’. Ranald MacPherson and Katy Nisbet provide ‘clear and concise advice’, and have ‘good negotiating skills’. Clients include Zurich International, Aviva and esure.
Within Professional negligence, Simpson & Marwick is a first tier firm,
Simpson & Marwick acts for a range of professionals including surveyors, building contractors and engineers, and insurer clients include Zurich and Hiscox. The team provides ‘first-class service’, and ‘consistently sound advice based on their considerable knowledge and experience in this sector’. Peter Anderson and Charles McGregor are recommended.
Scotland : Overview
Scotland : Private client
Within Family, Simpson & Marwick is a third tier firm,
Simpson & Marwick expanded its team in 2011 by recruiting Lisa Girdwood to its Glasgow office from Bonar Mackenzie WS. The team, led by the ‘extremely competent’ Shaun George, has undertaken a number of child relocation cases, and is ‘very professional and easy to deal with’.
Scotland : Public sector
Within Local government, tier 4
Simpson & Marwick ‘understands the public sector environment and is committed to providing tailored advice’. Ranald Macpherson is ‘professional, highly knowledgeable and approachable’. Katy Nisbet is also recommended. Clients include the Scottish Borders Council and the Public Standards Commissioner for Scotland.
Further information on Simpson & Marwick
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- Overview : Leading individuals
- Dispute resolution : Commercial litigation
- Human resources : Employment
- Human resources : Health and safety
- Insurance : Medical negligence: defender
- Insurance : Personal injury: defender
- Insurance : Professional negligence
- Private client : Family
- Public sector : Local government