Kirk Tudhope > Ledingham Chalmers LLP > Inverness, Scotland > Lawyer Profile

Ledingham Chalmers LLP
KINTAIL HOUSE
BEECHWOOD BUSINESS PARK
INVERNESS
IV2 3BW
Scotland

Work Department

Employment/litigation, Inverness.

Position

Partner in Inverness and head of Ledingham Chalmers’ employment team.  Represents and supports a large cross section of employers across the Highlands and Islands and North East in the private, public and voluntary sectors including Lifescan (Johnson and Johnson) and Baxters Food Group. Over and above conducting Employment Tribunals Kirk focuses on offering pragmatic advice on the wide ranging issues facing employers including discipline, compliance with Equality Act, Data Protection and TUPE. Kirk also provides innovative training and seminars to clients and organisations including the CIPD.

Accredited by the Law Society as a specialist in employment law.

Career

Trained Miller Thompson, Brownie Watson; qualified 1991; worked in Glasgow 1991-97; Ledingham Chalmers, Inverness 1997; partner 1999.

Memberships

Law Society of Scotland.

Education

Grange Academy, Kilmarnock; Glasgow University (1986 MA Hons; 1988 LLB; 1989 Dip LP).

Leisure

Former chairman of Highland Hospice; current Chair of social enterprise Charity ILM (Highland) and director of charity North Highland Radio. Interests include supporting Kilmarnock Football Club albeit from a safe distance and vinyl records.

Lawyer Rankings

Scotland > Employment > Employment

Led by Inverness-based Kirk TudhopeLedingham Chalmers LLP is well placed to act for employers, and to a lesser extent employees, in the Highland and Island region but the team also has a presence in Edinburgh. Much of its work is in the contentious space and frequently pertains to discrimination and unfair dismissal claims.