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Brodies LLP

15 ATHOLL CRESCENT, EDINBURGH, EH3 8HA, SCOTLAND
Tel:
Work 0131 228 3777
Fax:
Fax 0131 228 3878
DX:
ED10 EDINBURGH-1
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Web:
www.brodies.com

Paul Marshall

Tel:
Work 0131 656 0062
Email:
Brodies LLP

Work Department

Litigation/business ethics.

Position

Partner and co-head of Brodies’s business ethics team. Advises clients operating in highly regulated sectors including oil and gas, food and drink, life sciences and financial services. Specialises in supporting clients facing investigation for regulatory and compliance failures. An experienced court lawyer who has appeared in courts across Scotland representing organisations and individuals in regulatory prosecutions. Particular experience in advising international clients on how to comply with regulatory regimes in Scotland. Appointed a Law Society fiscal in 2011 with responsibilty for the investigation and prosecution of Scottish solicitors for professional misconduct.

Career

Trainee Brodies 2001-03; qualified 2003; solicitor with McCourts 2003-04; senior solicitor Brodies 2005; associate Brodies 2008; senior associate CMS Cameron McKenna 2011; Partner Brodies 2014.

Member

Law Society of Scotland; Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers; Health and Safety Lawyers Association.

Education

LLB (Hons); LP Dip.


Scotland: Real estate

Environment

Within: Environment

Brodies LLP's environmental law offering adds an important dimension to the firm's advice on corporate and real estate transactions, and energy and infrastructure projects, among other matters. In addition to providing transactional and project support, members of its team provide standalone advice on the full range of environmental law issues. Philip Hunter, who heads up the practice (and is also a real estate partner), is leading a team, which is advising Clyde Gateway Developments Limited on the Shawfield Phase Two redevelopment project as part of the redevelopment of the Clyde Gateway area; the project covers an area of land where large swathes have a legacy of environmental contamination, owing to previous use as a chemical works. Duncan MacLean and Hunter advised Lerwick Port Authority (LPA) on environmental and consenting issues associated with the arrival of the semi-submersible Buchan Alpha at LPA's newly-extended deep-water quay at Dales Voe decommissioning facility for decommissioning. Sarah-Jane McArthur and others are acting for Indaver NV as the proposed operating subcontractor for one of the bidding consortia of a waste management project in the north east of Scotland. Paul Marshall assists clients with regulatory compliance, and on the contentious side, he also handles environmental prosecutions and enforcement actions. Associate Niall McLean, who is a solicitor advocate with extended rights of audience at the Court of Session, is active in environmental litigation. Neil Collar, who heads up the planning practice, is another name to note. Associate Ewen Cairns recently joined from the Higher Education Funding Council for England.

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Self-reporting of corporate bribery: know your prosecutor, be proactive and have a story to tell

September 2016. By Paul Marshall

In this article we examine the key differences between the self-reporting initiative operated by the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Services (COPFS) in Scotland and the deferred prosecution regime now operating in the rest of the UK. Any business that uncovers corruption within the organisation should make sure it understands the differences between the two regimes before deciding which authority to approach. [Continue Reading]

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  • Scottish planning obligations: modification and discharge ‚Äď the story so far‚Ä©

    Planning obligations 1 (formerly agreements), which restrict or regulate the use or development of land, perform a crucial function within the planning system. In Scotland in particular, where the community infrastructure levy has not been adopted, the planning obligation continues to be the primary mechanism for the delivery of much needed local and regional infrastructure through developer contributions, often involving very significant sums. ‚Ä©
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