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ARNOT MANDERSON ADVOCATES, ADVOCATES LIBRARY, PARLIAMENT HOUSE, EDINBURGH, EH1 1RF, SCOTLAND
Tel:
Work 0131 260 5699
Fax:
Fax 0131 225 3642
DX:
ED 549302 EDINBURGH 36
Email:
Web:
www.amadvocates.co.uk

Laurence Murphy QC

Tel:
Work 0131 226 2881
Email:
Arnot Manderson Advocates (Arnot Manderson Advocates)

Position

Laurence has conducted litigation at all levels of the courts and tribunals in his various areas of practice. Professional negligence cases Laurence has conducted (both for and against professionals) have involved: accountants, advocates, architects, bankers, clerks of works, doctors, engineers, insurance brokers (including Lloyd’s brokers), fund managers, nurses, solicitors, solicitor advocates, surveyors and town planners. Such cases often raise complex issues relating to causation and the quantification of damages. Laurence also has experience of representation before discipline tribunals. His commercial law expertise means that Laurence appears regularly in the Commercial Court. He has conducted debates, proofs and appeals in relation to disputes involving: contracts (including building contracts and leases), heritable property, Insolvency, choice of law, insurance, diligence, prescription and limitation, competition law, copyright, patent infringement and conveyancing. He also has experience of commercial rent arbitrations and property dilapidations. In addition, Laurence has conducted many planning inquiries, planning appeals and fatal accident inquiries. He regularly acts in petitions for judicial review, both for public bodies and for individuals dealing with cases often involving human rights issues. Insurers regularly seek Laurence’s advice in relation to indemnity issues.

Career

Called 1990; QC 2000.

Languages

French.

Member

Member of the Faculty of Advocates Disciplinary Rules: Prosecuting Counsel; Member, Faculty of Advocates Professional Standards Committee; Faculty of Advocates representative, Union Internationale des Avocats (UIA); Member of UIA Litigation Commission.

Education

MA (Hons); LLB.


Scottish Bar

Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation – Leading silks

Laurence Murphy QC - Arnot Manderson Advocates ‘Experienced across a panoply of commercial matters.’

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