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Eversheds Sutherland

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Scotland: Human resources

Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 5

Eversheds Sutherland

Eversheds Sutherland handles contentious and non-contentious employment work for a variety of major corporates, with experience in complex and multi-jurisdictional issues. The firm represents Scottish Autism in Human Resource matters. This year has seen the firm represent charities in a number of tribunal proceedings including an unfair constructive dismissal and complex discrimination claim relating to an alleged failure to make reasonable adjustments. It also successfully defended a global electronic commerce organisation in a complex race discrimination claim, resulting in a substantially reduced settlement. On the non-contentious front, the team advises a number of major corporations on gender pay gap reporting and Brexit preparation. The practice is led by Dawn Dickson, who has extensive experience in high-value litigation, negotiated exits, redundancies and TUPE transactions for clients in the diversified industrials sector.

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Scotland: Real estate

Commercial property: Edinburgh and Glasgow
Commercial property: Edinburgh and Glasgow - ranked: tier 4

Eversheds Sutherland

Eversheds Sutherland's Hazel Tait, who is the partner leading the real estate practice in Scotland, has a specialism in covering the clean energy sector.  Tait's expertise includes the property issues associated with financing the acquisition and disposal of clean energy projects, and matters related to development and construction. Tait is supported by real estate finance expert Christine Barnsley, who is also knowledgeable about the energy industry. Also recommended for his real estate finance expertise (particularly cross-border finance transactions) is principal associate Steven Dick, who (like Barnsley) is dual-qualified to practise in Scotland and England/Wales. Dixcee Fast is active in a wide range of sectors, focusing particularly on real estate investment, asset management and development. Clients of the firm include clearing banks, international banks, alternative lenders, funds and energy companies. 

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