Douglas Blyth > Dentons > Glasgow, Scotland > Lawyer Profile

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Work Department

Litigation and Arbitration


Douglas is a partner in the Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice in the Glasgow office. He is a Solicitor Advocate (with extended rights of audience) and has extensive experience of all manner of commercial disputes before courts and tribunals of all levels in Scotland.

Douglas has particular expertise in insolvency disputes, having acted in connection with some of the largest and highest profile insolvencies in Scotland, including several with significant cross-border elements. He also has significant experience of acting on both sides of shareholder and boardroom disputes.

Public procurement disputes also form a particularly noteworthy part of Douglas’s practice, having pursued a large number of such challenges on behalf of a wide range of businesses, including the first challenge to be considered by the Supreme Court under the Scottish Regulations.


Law Society of Scotland, Scotland

Lawyer Rankings

Scotland > Finance > Insolvency and corporate recovery

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Douglas BlythDentons

Dentons deploys its broad national network to handle a variety of Scottish and English insolvency-related transactions, disputes, security coverage, enforcement, turnaround and formal insolvency matters. Derek McCombe has recently handled a number of restructuring transactions within the retail sector and routinely caters to secured lenders and administrators in addition to distressed company boards; he spearheads the practice alongside Douglas Blyth, an insolvency disputes specialist with experience in the sheriff courts, the Court of Session and the Supreme Court.

Scotland > Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation

At Dentons, the litigation practice has a track record handling public enquiries, cross-border disputes and insolvency-related work, and is led by Douglas Blyth from Glasgow. The team is active in the energy, transport and financial services sectors and advises on a range of complex disputes, including contracts and shareholder disputes – Malcolm Gunnyeon is recommended here. Other key contacts include Fiona MacGregor, who joined as Counsel from Pinsent Masons LLP, adding to the groups complex property litigation offering. Solicitor advocate Craig Neilson, who is based in the firm’s London office, will now work between London and Scotland. Elsewhere, Gareth Hale left to join Brodies LLP.