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The head of Brodies' professional negligence grouping, Alan specialises in claims involving professionals and others in the commercial sector on behalf of corporate, partnership and insurer clients. He has particular experience of claims against engineers and others in the construction industry, as well as solicitors and professionals in the financial sector. Alan has a special interest in mediation and ADR in all his areas of specialism. He has a keen eye for knowing when litigation is in a client's best interests and when they should steer clear of the often choppy waters of the adversarial process.
Qualified 1984; partner 1991. He was part of the 80 strong team who joined Brodies from Bishops in August 2006.
Law Society of Scotland; WS Society (Writer to Her Majesty's Signet); Chartered Insurance Institute; Forum of Insurance Lawyers; Scottish Medico Legal Society.
Glasgow University (LLB Hons; Dip LP).
Litigation - commercial; Litigation - insurance/reinsurance; Professional negligence