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Addleshaw Goddard

EXCHANGE TOWER, 19 CANNING STREET, EDINBURGH, EH3 8EH, SCOTLAND
Tel:
Work 0131 228 2400
Fax:
Fax 0131 222 9800
DX:
ED27 EDINBURGH
Email:
Web:
www.addleshawgoddard.com

Kim Pattullo

Tel:
Work 0131 222 9556
Email:
Addleshaw Goddard

Work Department

Employment.

Position

Kim is head of the employment team in Scotland. She is committed to delivering her clients’ commercial objectives within an employment law framework. She is an expert in restructuring/reorganisations, TUPE transfers, representation in employment tribunal cases, troubleshooting relationship issues, advising on the employee aspects of corporate and property deals, and insolvencies. Her clients include public and private companies, charities, public sector groups, senior management, regulatory bodies and individuals. She has particular expertise in the food and drink, oil and gas, leisure, professional services and life sciences sectors. She provides specialist employment law training to all levels of management within organisations and is also a highly regarded external employment law speaker. Clients say about Kim ‘calm, practical, professional, knowledgeable and approachable. Expect outstanding service, reasoned advice and results. Truly a shining beacon who will guide you safely through the legal fog of employment law’.

Career

Trained Burness; qualified 1992; solicitor Simpson & Marwick 1992-94; partner Ledingham Chalmers 1994-2004; partner Shepherd & Wedderburn 2004-10; partner HBJ Gateley 2010 to date; trustee/governor Donaldson School for the Deaf.

Education

Aberdeen University (1989 LLB).


Scotland: Real estate

Social housing

Within: Social housing

Addleshaw Goddard's group, which is led byHeather Pearson, provides a full service to RSLs on all types of contentious and non-contentious matters. Susan McDonald, who has specialised in social housing for more than 20 years, is experienced in housing management, development conveyancing and tenancy matters, among other areas. Pearson's team includes employment law specialist Kim Pattullo, and also Paul Minto, who advises RSLs on investment transactions and development projects involving onshore wind farms. In addition, following the firm's merger with HBJ Gateley in 2017, the team increasingly plays a key role in social housing finance transactions. Pearson and managing associate Suzanne Murphy recently acted for Paragon Housing Association in its circa £1m turn-key acquisition of completed new-build properties in Alva. Link Group, Wheatley Housing Group and Kingdom Housing Association are other notable clients.

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