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MacRoberts LLP

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CAPELLA, 60 YORK STREET, GLASGOW, G2 8JX, SCOTLAND
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Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow

Scotland: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and commercial: Edinburgh and Glasgow
Corporate and commercial: Edinburgh and Glasgow - ranked: tier 3

MacRoberts LLP

MacRoberts LLP¬†‚Äėcombines legal expertise with commercial oversight right throughout the team‚Äė, which is reflected in its work for clients ranging in size from family-owned businesses and SMEs to Scotland-headquartered listed companies. Although the firm is primarily active in the Scottish market, it is increasingly sought-after to advise on UK wide and international transactions. Its first-rate team includes¬†Michael Kelly¬†and associate¬†Victoria McMurray, who acted for Idox Plc in its acquisition of Halarose in 2017. Another key figure is¬†Neil Kennedy, who led a cross-practice team (which included members of the pensions, employment, property and tax practices) to advise the vendors on the sale of Morrison‚Äôs Garage Limited and Morrisons (Land Rover) Limited to John Clark Motor Group. Another headline deal saw Alan Kelly, Bonar Mercer¬†and others assist high-growth educational software company Sumdog with obtaining a ¬£1.4m investment from NESTA Impact Investments. David Wylie¬†is another name to note in the group, which is led by Kennedy. Legal director¬†Louise Mahon¬†recently joined from Brodies LLP.

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Corporate tax
Corporate tax - ranked: tier 2

MacRoberts LLP

Chartered tax adviser Ainsley MacLaren is the key contact at MacRoberts LLP. In addition to providing corporate support, MacLaren advises on LBTT/SDLT and VAT issues in property transactions, employee share schemes, venture capital reliefs and tax planning, among other areas. In 2017, MacLaren assisted the shareholders of Boyd Insurance with Boyd's sale to Broker Network. Another highlight involved acting for the shareholders of CLCB Holdings (trading as CORGI HomePlan) in the sale of the business to OVO Energy. MacLaren is particularly sought-after by charities; areas of expertise include the tax aspects of charitable trading, sponsorship arrangements and mergers between charities.

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EU and competition
EU and competition - ranked: tier 3

MacRoberts LLP

MacRoberts LLP's David Flint, who has nearly 40 years of competition law experience, leads the team, which advises public and private sector clients on competition law compliance, merger control, cartel and other regulatory investigations, and public procurement. It generates mandates from clients in sectors such as construction, food and drink, publishing and transport, among others. Duncan Osler, who is accredited by the Law Society of Scotland as a specialist in public procurement law, undertakes a significant amount of work for clients such as government bodies, NHS boards and local authorities. John Reid departed for an in-house role at Scottish Power.

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Scotland: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation
Commercial litigation - ranked: tier 2

MacRoberts LLP

MacRoberts LLP is recognised for its 'long and distinguished track record' in commercial litigation. With solicitor advocate Julie Hamilton ('outstanding, extremely able, hardworking and conscientious') at the helm as practice head, the firm garners praise for 'the quality of its work and ability of its lawyers'. A hallmark of the practice is its 'coverage of the full spectrum of commercial subject matters'. Hamilton's wide-ranging litigation experience includes cases involving contentious IP and IT, company law, shareholder and partnership disputes, as well as professional negligence matters. Hamilton was also the lead partner in the advice to an executive agency of the Scottish government on a £6m Court of Session claim against a global IT contractor; this matter represented the first time the Scottish government has sued a commercial contractor. Gillian Craig  also has a varied practice, with her workload spanning areas such as banking and pensions, fishing and crofting, and shareholder disputes, among others. Leon Breakey is a go-to for corporate and personal insolvency, as well as debt recovery matters, and he also handles various other types of commercial disputes. In 2017, Hamilton and Euan Duncan acted for CCHG (trading as Vaporized) at the Court of Session in a landmark appeal against the decision of a UK Intellectual Property Office hearing officer to declare its trademark invalid. Craig and senior associate Angus Wood acted for The Football Company (Scotland) Limited as the pursuer in a circa £1m damages action against Glasgow City Council arising from the destruction of the client's digital advertising hoarding following a pitch invasion at the Scottish Cup Final in 2016. Another name to note is senior associate Lynsay Cargill, who is an accredited mediator, a member of the Young Mediators Group and is also a member of the Property Litigation Association.

Leading individuals

Julie Hamilton - MacRoberts LLP

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Debt recovery
Debt recovery - ranked: tier 2

MacRoberts LLP

MacRoberts LLP significantly expanded its offering by acquiring the business of specialist debt recovery and credit control firm Yuill & Kyle in December 2017. This significant development saw Stephen Cowan and Helen McWilliams move across. Further illustrative of the growth of the practice, it has had a notable increase in referral work from law firms based in England and Wales. The team, which is led by Leon Breakey, is particularly active in the food and drink, construction and real estate sectors. It has a notably strong specialism in recovering mis-sold PPI claims. Breakey, who has a wealth of experience in insolvency litigation, is experienced in potential claims arising from the insolvency of a debtor. Debt Collect UK Limited, Cemex UK Operations Limited and Sealeco Limited are among the firm's clients.

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Scotland: Finance

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 3

MacRoberts LLP

MacRoberts LLP's key strengths are in general corporate banking, real estate finance and project finance. Its first-rate reputation sees the firm act for clients such as Handelsbanken, Colony Capital and Santander. Its practice in the area of peer to peer lending is also gaining momentum, with the firm winning work from clients such as Thincats, Moneything and Blend Loan Network. In 2017, Roddy Maclennan, Lisa Frost and others advised HSBC on the Scottish law aspects of the £14.9m refinancing of Moolmoor (Waverley) Limited's real estate asset Waverley Mall, located in Edinburgh. In another matter, Maclennan and senior associate Lisa Maguire assisted Bank of America Merrill Lynch with the Scottish law issues associated with the circa £367m senior and £73.5m mezzanine financing to Sunflower Group in relation to its property portfolio in Scotland, and also with a circa £350m securitisation. John Crawford and senior associate Fiona Armour are other key figures in the team, which is led by Norman Martin.

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Insolvency and corporate recovery
Insolvency and corporate recovery - ranked: tier 4

MacRoberts LLP

MacRoberts LLP's Leon Breakey is recommended for his insolvency litigation experience, which spans both corporate and personal insolvency. In 2017, Breakey acted for the joint liquidators of S&M Livestock Limited in a dispute with a court reporter, which had arisen from the reporter going beyond his remit, which was to report on the reasonableness of the fee sought by the clients. Ian Bowie advises insolvency practitioners (and other clients) on property-related issues arising from insolvencies. Mazars, Begbies Traynor and Campbell Dallas are among the firm's clients. Alan Meek departed for Morton Fraser.

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Scotland: Human resources

Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 4

MacRoberts LLP

MacRoberts LLP has a strong full-service employment practice, regularly advising public and private sector employers on disciplinary issues, whistleblowing complaints, and equal pay matters. The firm also has a strong cross-border client base, advising a number of UK-wide employers. Highlights for ‚Äėunflappable‚Äô Katy Wedderburn included representing a large local authority in an on-going employment tribunal concerning multiple claims for unfair dismissal, following the exit of senior education staff for failure to properly manage a complaint of sexual harassment by an adult student. Deborah Miller is advising Transport Scotland on the employment aspects of its tender for the operation and maintenance of various crossings of the Firth of Forth. Managing partner, John Macmillan, is also recommended, and has extensive experience in employment litigation relating to the transport sector.

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Pensions
Pensions - ranked: tier 2

MacRoberts LLP

The team at MacRoberts LLP¬†is ‚Äėhighly responsive, with a very commercial understanding of the needs of fellow professionals and clients alike‚Äô. It advises employers and the trustees of numerous pension schemes on a range of corporate, commercial and transactional matters. The ‚Äėtechnically excellent‚Äô Martyn Shaw¬†leads the team, which includes ‚Äėcommitted‚Äô legal director¬†James Keith. The group is instructed by the Johnson Press Pension Plan on a number of matters, including in connection with the terms of various investment management and custody agreements. Recent highlights include assisting Badtie Group Superannuation and Life Assurance Scheme with a major consolidation and update of the trust deed and rules of the scheme. On the company side, the group acted for the Scottish subsidiary of Devro in connection with liability hedging within its defined benefit occupational pension scheme.

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Scotland: Private client

Charities and not-for-profit
Charities and not-for-profit - ranked: tier 3

MacRoberts LLP

MacRoberts LLP is praised for its ‚Äėexcellent level of service and quality of advice, and for its solutions-focused approach‚Äô. The firm is singled out for its knowledge of public law, procurement, grants, tax, IPR and GDPR matters, and charity law and regulation. Practice head¬†Valerie Surgenor¬†focuses on governance, charitable fundraising and commercial contracting. Public procurement expert¬†Duncan Osler¬†advises a number of charities and social enterprises on their arrangements with government agencies and local authorities. The group assisted the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland with governance and fundraising related compliance, including a full GDPR audit. It continues to handle constitutional matters and trustee training for 18 separate People‚Äôs Postcode Lottery trusts in Scotland. Robin Fallas¬†is also recommended.

Next generation lawyers

Robin Fallas - MacRoberts LLP

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Family
Family - ranked: tier 3

MacRoberts LLP

MacRoberts LLP‚Äôs team was greatly bolstered by two new arrivals from Shoosmiths in September 2017: Marika Franceschi, who ‚Äėinstils confidence in clients‚Äô, and senior associate Karen Nicol. ‚ÄėEmpathetic and clear‚Äô Jacqueline Stroud¬†leads the team, which advises clients on the full range of family matters, including divorce, mediation, child law, international matters, nuptial agreements, cohabitation and adoption. Recent highlights include a number of divorces involving high value and overseas assets. ‚ÄėProfessional‚Äô senior associate Fiona Sharp¬†is also recommended.

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Personal tax, trusts and executries
Personal tax, trusts and executries - ranked: tier 3

MacRoberts LLP

MacRoberts LLP‚Äôs group possesses ‚Äėexcellent strength in depth‚Äô and advises clients¬†on succession issues, including inheritance tax planning, executry administrations (and associated negotiations with HMRC) and preparing tax-efficient wills. The team is also experienced in the creation and administration of large trusts, including those arising from personal injury claims. Practice head Carole MacAlpine-Scott¬†and James Inglis¬†are noted as ‚Äėstrong technically and very personable‚Äô. MacAlpine-Scott specialises in asset protection and assisting elderly clients with tax planning. Inglis has a focus on inheritance tax planning and capital gains tax mitigation, with an emphasis on tax-efficient wills and estate planning schemes.

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Scotland: Projects, energy and natural resources

Energy (excluding oil and gas)
Energy (excluding oil and gas) - ranked: tier 4

MacRoberts LLP

Illustrative of MacRoberts LLP's reputation in the industry, practice head Nick Jones is a member of the Scottish Renewables Onshore Wind Group, and has more than 18 years of experience advising clients on the real estate aspects of renewable energy projects (with a particular focus on onshore wind). The group's other areas of expertise include floating wind, tidal, hydro, solar, biomass generation projects and heat pumps. It also recently established a portfolio of battery storage and electricity peaking plants for clients such as GridCodePower Limited. Mike Barlow (accredited by the Law Society of Scotland as a construction law specialist) has five years of in-house experience at John Brown Engineering Limited, where he negotiated contracts over the supply and construction of gas turbine power stations and associated equipment in the UK and worldwide. The multidisciplinary team also draws upon its strengths in areas such as corporate, planning and environment, and finance to advise on all types of technically complex issues arising from renewable energy projects. Ian Bowie and David McGuire are assisting SP Energy Networks with establishing permanent land rights as part of the South West Scotland Connections Project. Martin Sales, who has undertaken more than 60 planning inquiries in circa 20 years, is representing developer West Garty Renewables LLP at a public local inquiry into a large wind farm in East Sutherland. Senior associate Keith Campbell, who heads up the planning team, is another notable individual. Lesley Roarty and Ian Riach also have extensive knowledge of the renewable energy sector.

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Projects
Projects - ranked: tier 1

MacRoberts LLP

Illustrative of MacRoberts LLP's excellent reputation in PFI/PPP/NPD/hub projects, it is the only Scottish law firm on the Scottish government's projects panel; it advises the client on infrastructure matters involving district heating, rail, roads, housing and IT investment. In addition, the firm has a strong client following of other public sector clients, such as NHS Highland, Glasgow City Council and Fife Council. It also acts for private sector sponsors, funders and subcontractors. In 2017, Duncan Osler, team head Rod Munro, Gillian Campbell and director Ben Powell acted for NHS Orkney as the procuring public body and main provider of funding for a new hospital in Kirkwall; the matter involved a novel structure for PPP/PFI in the UK. In addition, Munro, and senior associates Lynn Pentland, Margaret Kinnes and Sarah Pengelly, are advising NHS Lothian on its Royal Hospital for Sick Children and Department of Clinical Neurosciences NPD project and The Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh PFI project. The contentious side of the practice, particularly in relation to PFI/PPP disputes, is gaining momentum; Jennifer McKay, Powell and Munro recently represented The Edinburgh Schools Partnership Limited in the highly-publicised case of The Edinburgh Schools Partnership Limited v Galliford Try Construction (UK) Limited. Mike Barlow and Craig Bradshaw are also recommended. Senior solicitor Pryderi Thomas joined from Pinsent Masons LLP.

Leading individuals

Rod Munro - MacRoberts LLP

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Scotland: Public sector

Education
Education - ranked: tier 2

MacRoberts LLP

MacRoberts LLP acts for an impressive roster of Scottish NHS health boards and private companies operating in the health space, which it advises on the spectrum of non-contentious matters. It also has a significant medical product liability practice. Highlights for practice head David Wylie included advising healthcare entrepreneur Robert Kilgour, on various projects, including securing development funding for the refurbishment of a portfolio of care homes, and an investment in HealthTech software, Storii Care. Projects specialist Duncan Osler advised NHS Orkney on the procurement and funding for the new General Hospital in Kirkwall under the NPD model developed by the Scottish Futures Trust. Rod Munro is assisting NHS Lothian with The Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh PFI project, which involves the preparation of documentation for the capital investment programme and operational management issues.

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Health
Health - ranked: tier 2

MacRoberts LLP

MacRoberts LLP has an impressive client roster of Scottish NHS health boards and private companies operating in the health space, which it advises on the spectrum of non-contentious matters. It also has a significant medical product liability practice. Highlights for practice head David Wylie included advising healthcare entrepreneur Robert Kilgour, on various projects, including securing development funding for the refurbishment of a portfolio of care homes, and an investment in HealthTech software, Storii Care. Projects specialist {Duncan Osler} advised NHS Orkney on the procurement and funding for the new General Hospital in Kirkwall under the NPD model developed by the Scottish Futures Trust. Rod Munro is assisting NHS Lothian with The Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh PFI project, which involves the preparation of documentation for the capital investment programme and operational management issues.

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Local government
Local government - ranked: tier 2

MacRoberts LLP

MacRoberts LLP’s public sector procurement team specialises in high-value contentious and non-contentious matters concerning Scottish local authorities. The group is led by Duncan Osler, who advises ReadyforBuiness, which is an intermediary between the public and third sectors, on local authority procurement legislation, a recycling contact and the integration of a reserved business lot into a major framework. Katy Wedderburn is representing a large local authority at an employment tribunal regarding multiple claims for unfair dismissal brought by senior education staff (including a head teacher) who were fired for a failure to properly manage a complaint of sexual harassment by an adult student. Legal director James Keith is also recommended for his expertise in local government pension schemes.

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Parliamentary and public affairs
Parliamentary and public affairs - ranked: tier 2

MacRoberts LLP

MacRoberts LLP handles the spectrum of public law issues, including monitoring legislation proposals and advising on their legal implications, drafting and vetting briefing papers and advising on parliamentary and judicial procedures for challenges to proposed legislation. The group is led by Duncan Osler who advised NHS Orkney on Scottish Government issued guidance on the application of the ESA10 accounting standards in relation to project finance. He also advised ReadyForBusiness on new developments in Scottish procurement legislation in relation to mechanisms through which public and third sector bodies work together. David Flint is recommended for his experience in lobbying, FOI requests and experience in appearing before the Public Petitions Committee of the Scottish Parliament.

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Scotland: Real estate

Commercial property: Edinburgh and Glasgow
Commercial property: Edinburgh and Glasgow - ranked: tier 2

MacRoberts LLP

MacRoberts LLP has established a first-rate reputation for commercial property in the UK market, with the firm working alongside London-headquartered and international firms, in addition to undertaking mandates on a standalone basis. One of the areas of growth of the practice is in residential development; the firm is currently advising CALA Group on a project at Pacific Quay in Glasgow. Douglas Lamb heads up the team, which has also had a strong pipeline of work in property investments and finance transactions, as has been demonstrated by its work for Wirefox City Park Property Limited in the acquisition (and related financing) of a 285,000 square feet multi-let Grade B listed building in Glasgow for £41m. Lamb's group is also assisting clients such as Hamilton Capital Partners, Revcap and London & Cambridge Properties with making investment acquisitions across Scotland. In another highlight, Lamb and others are advising Clydeside Regeneration Limited on the development of an 85 acre mixed-use site on the Clyde waterfront in Clydebank. Laurence Fraser, who is a director of the Citizens' Theatre in Glasgow, chairs the board sub-committee that is overseeing its £20m redevelopment; this is one of the largest ongoing development projects in the West of Scotland. Lisa Frost is active in all areas of real estate, with particular strengths in real estate finance and the Scottish aspects of UK portfolio deals. Gillian Campbell is dual English and Scottish law qualified, and is sought-after for cross-border commercial property transactions. In the retail and hospitality/leisure sectors, the firm's clients include Wm Morrison Supermarkets Plc, All Saints Retail Limited and Dalata Hotel Group Plc. Kelsey Gibson, John McQuillan and David Milne are recommended.

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Commercial property: elsewhere in Scotland
Commercial property: elsewhere in Scotland - ranked: tier 3

MacRoberts LLP

Clients opine that MacRoberts LLP's Dundee team is 'extremely competent, pragmatic and sensible'. Team head David Milne and senior associate Kyle Moir are 'highly attentive, and are also assiduous in seeking to understand their market and how their clients' needs can be best served'. Since he set up the Dundee office in 2013, Milne has successfully grown the real estate practice, which provides support and coverage of the market locally and throughout Scotland. In 2017, Milne, Moir and senior solicitor Lisa MacRae were part of a cross-practice team which advised independent property development company FHP Properties Limited on the £3.2m acquisition of a prestigious site located in Dundee's West End. Another highlight involved acting for Braemore Estates in the refinancing of a portfolio of 43 commercial assets in Scotland and transfer of four development sites to a related company. Other clients include Unicorn Property Group, Royal Bank of Scotland Plc and Mole Valley Farmers.

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Construction
Construction - ranked: tier 2

MacRoberts LLP

MacRoberts LLP's ties to the Scottish construction industry dates back more than 30 years. Its high quality team includes Mike Barlow, Craig Bradshaw, David Wilson and senior associate Sarah Pengelly; they are all accredited by the Law Society of Scotland as specialists in construction law. Practice head Neil Kelly, who is also an accredited construction law specialist, was made an honorary member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) in 2007 and honorary fellow of the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS) in 2012. The group has extensive experience of construction projects across a broad cross-section of industries, including healthcare, renewable energy, infrastructure, transport, education and real estate. It is equally strong in complex, high-profile and high-value contentious and non-contentious matters, where it acts for a wide range of parties. Barlow and real estate partner Laurence Fraser are advising Scottish Canals on the North Glasgow Integrated Water Management System, the construction aspects of which recently concerned the governance agreement and drainage partnership agreement with Glasgow City Council and Scottish Water, the NEC3 engineering and construction contract, and infrastructure works contract. Elsewhere, the firm has had significant involvement in the construction aspects of PPP projects across Scotland, and counts NHS Lothian as one of its clients in this area. It also acts for large UK and international businesses, and developers, among other entities. On the contentious side of the practice, Jennifer McKay is defending engineering services provider Aecom against an action at the Court of Session, where it is alleged that the client failed to properly advise on the design and supervision of groundworks at a site in Leithlands in Glasgow, which led to the site no longer being suitable for development. 

Leading individuals

Neil Kelly - MacRoberts LLP

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Environment
Environment - ranked: tier 2

MacRoberts LLP

MacRoberts LLP leverages the experience of its multidisciplinary team to provide a full range of services to clients. One facet of the practice covers the environmental aspects of real estate/finance/corporate transactions and projects. Consultant Martin Sales is knowledgeable about environmental risks (and their mitigation) in major projects, with a focus on sectors such as energy, transport, minerals and waste. Sales and senior associate Keith Campbell are assisting M-I Drilling Fluids UK Limited with the environmental aspects of the development of a deep barite mine in the Loch Tummel National Scenic Area in Perthshire. Their experience also includes planning appeals and judicial reviews of matters involving environmentally-sensitive issues. Elsewhere, another strength of the firm's practice is in representing clients in litigation involving allegations of environmental law breaches, such as contaminated land, water pollution and recycling offences, among others. Consultant John McGovern, who is a criminal solicitor advocate, heads up a corporate defence team which defends clients against criminal prosecutions arising from regulatory investigations. Senior associate Louise Gibson is another key figure in the team.

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Planning
Planning - ranked: tier 2

MacRoberts LLP

MacRoberts LLP's team provides strategic advice to private developers and public sector clients on complex planning applications associated with large-scale and high-value developments. It also undertakes advocacy work in planning appeals, statutory appeals and judicial reviews. Consultant Martin Sales and senior associate Keith Campbell are acting for M-I Drilling Fluids UK Limited in the planning and environmental aspects of the development of a deep barite mine in the Loch Tummel National Scenic Area of Perthshire, which includes assisting with the consenting strategy and environmental impact assessment. Sales is also representing Drum Hollistan Renewables LLP in public local inquiries into the Drum Hollistan and nearby Limekiln wind farm applications. The firm also has strong specialisms in areas such as retail, commercial property, harbours and marine planning, and roads.

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Property litigation
Property litigation - ranked: tier 3

MacRoberts LLP

MacRoberts LLP's team is led by Gillian Craig, who is the chair of the Scottish branch of the Property Litigation Association. In her addition, her particular strengths in extra-judicial settlements (particularly property-related mediations) have led to her appointment on The Law Society of Scotland's commercial mediation accreditation panel. Craig assisted a Scottish Property Group Limited, as the landlord of a property in Glasgow city centre, with settling at mediation a dilapidations dispute with outgoing tenant Pizza Hut (UK) Limited. Craig is also working with senior associate Angus Wood, Leon Breakey and others to advise a college, as the landlord of a student halls of residence, on handling the breach by an operating company in administration (as the tenant) of an obligation to keep the premises in good repair, among other matters. Other recent highlights have involved wayleave and servitude issues, and also title and boundary disputes. Solicitor advocate Julie Hamilton and senior associate Lynsay Cargill are other practitioners who are recommended for their property litigation experience.

Leading individuals

Gillian Craig - MacRoberts LLP

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Scotland: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

IT and telecoms
IT and telecoms - ranked: tier 3

MacRoberts LLP

MacRoberts LLP handles a mixture of IT procurement, managed service agreement, hardware supply, service-level agreements and GDPR advice. The group is led by David Flint who has particular expertise in encryption and technology policy issues. Flint assisted Fidra Software with on-licensing to UK and international customers. David Gourlay specialises in large outsourcing projects in both the public and financial sectors. He is currently advising the Digital Directorate of the Scottish Governmnet on the second phase of its CivTech project. Julie Hamilton advised the Executive Agency of the Scottish Government on its ongoing Court of Session commercial action against a global IT contractor arising from the termination of a contract after the contractor’s default.

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 2

MacRoberts LLP

MacRoberts LLP‚Äôs ‚Äėexcellent‚Äô team is noted for its ‚Äėquick turnaround time‚Äô and ability to ‚Äėdeal with complex issues in an efficient manner‚Äô. The group advises a mixture of corporations and government agencies on the range of IP issues, including licensing, protection, disputes, technology transfers, insolvencies and portfolio commercialisation, in addition to IP issues arising out of major procurement and implementation projects. Highlights for David Gourlay¬†included advising the Scottish government‚Äôs Digital Directorate on the second phase of its CivTech project, which included contractual documentation, brand protection and international licensing arrangements. He also defended Brownings the Bakers in trade mark opposition proceedings brought by KFC concerning an application for its Killie pie mark. Euan Duncan¬†is advising CCGH on licensing issues relating to its Vaporized brand, which operates a franchise model.

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