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Members at Ampersand have expertise in a wide range of commercial disputes, and have appeared at all court levels from the sheriff courts to the UK Supreme Court.

In addition to litigation, Arnot Manderson Advocates’ advocates are instructed in arbitrations, expert determinations and other forms of alternative dispute resolution.

Viewed as a β€˜top commercial stable’ by instructing parties, Axiom Advocates’ members are experienced across a gamut of commercial disputes. In 2016, for example, Roddy Dunlop QC successfully defended in Worbey & Farrell v Campbell, a dispute over the ownership of a gay dating app.

Compass Chambers houses Andrew Smith QC, who appeared in the Worbey & Farrell v Campbell case, handling both the Scottish and the English proceedings.

Gavin MacColl at Hastie Stable is a key contact for contractual disputes and shareholder cases.

Terra Firma Chambers’ advocates act in a range of cases including banking and commercial contract matters. Commercial arbitration is a niche area of practice for the stable, where members undertake cases (as counsel and arbitrators) both in Scotland and abroad. Alan Summers QC was appointed a Senator of the College of Justice in March 2017.

The workload for members at Westwater Advocates includes contractual claims and insurance-related matters.

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