Myra Scott > Aberdein Considine > Glasgow, Scotland > Lawyer Profile

Aberdein Considine
18 WATERLOO STREET
GLASGOW
G2 6DB
Scotland

Work Department

Banking Litigation / Debt & Asset Recovery

Position

Partner and Head of the Lender Services Practice Group. Myra has over 20 years’ experience dealing with high profile banking cases, particularly defended actions, as well as managing issues in a range of lending practice areas including property, litigation, title rectification, fraud, regulatory and mortgage matters.

Career

Associate, Peterkins 1990-1997; Partner, Golds 1997-2007; Partner, Irwin Mitchell 2007-2013; Head of Legal and Regulatory Compliance, Ascent Performance Group 2013-2017; Partner & Head of Lender Services, Aberdein Considine, 2017-Present.

Languages

English

Memberships

Financial Conduct Authority; Law Society of Scotland; Member of the panel of Accredited Debt Recovery Specialists in Scotland.

Education

The University of Glasgow (LLB, DipLP).

Lawyer Rankings

North > Dispute resolution > Debt recovery

Praised for its ‘first-class support’, Aberdein Considine has an unsurpassed strength in representing lenders, including banks, building societies and asset-based lenders. The practice has core strengths in the recovery of commercial and business debt, secured mortgages and asset-based lending, among other matters. It is also adept at providing pre-litigation and compliance advice. The team is headed up by Thomas Lillie in Newcastle, but also stays true to the firm’s Scottish roots and acts seamlessly in conjunction with the team in Glasgow led by Myra Scott. Associate Isabel Clough is also singled out by clients.

Scotland > Dispute resolution > Debt recovery

(Leading individuals)

Myra ScottAberdein Considine

Aberdein Considine‘s debt recovery offering combines its lender services and commercial debt recovery subgroups enabling the practice to handle work for banks and financial services organisations – which is a particular area of focus for the group – and for Scottish SMEs. As well as covering a broad spectrum, which, in the lender space, focuses on mortgage and asset-based lending recoveries, and spans secured and unsecured debt recovery in the commercial debt space, clients also benefit from the firm’s extensive presence with offices in Aberdeen, Glasgow and Edinburgh. This is complemented with in-depth banking and financial litigation capabilities. Myra Scott heads up the lender services practice and Ross Webb the commercial debt recovery team.