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Dentons
QUARTERMILE ONE
15 LAURISTON PLACE
EDINBURGH
EH3 9EP
Scotland
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Work Department

Commercial Dispute Resolution

Position

Gareth is a partner in the Litigation and Dispute Resolution team, having joined in 2003. He has dealt with a broad range of civil, commercial and property related disputes. His primary area of practice is property litigation. He is a member of the committee of the Property Litigation Association in Scotland and has extensive experience of representing clients in the Sheriff Court, the Court of Session and in the UK Supreme Court. He is a keen advocate of alternative forms of dispute resolution – in particular mediation which is increasingly being used for the benefit of commercial clients keen to retain control of disputes and to bring about swift, pragmatic and commercially sensible outcomes.

Career

Trainee Maclay Murray & Spens 2003-05; Qualified Solicitor 2005-10; Associate 2010-15; Partner 2015; accredited mediator CORE (Scotland) 2015; Committee Member and Secretary PLA (Scotland) 2015.

Memberships

WS Society; Property Litigation Association

Education

Glasgow University (2002 LLB (Hons); 2003 Dip. LP)

Leisure

Travel; golf; skiing; cycling; triathlon.

Lawyer Rankings

Scotland > Real estate > Property litigation

(Leading individuals)

Gareth HaleDentons

Dentons has a strong profile for landlord and tenant disputes, covering the full range from ratings and lease disputes to break options and dilapidation claims, while also handling contentious matters arising from commercial and residential developments. This offering attracts a wide range of institutional landlords, corporate tenants and housebuilders and has led to a number of prominent retailers instructing the team to handle all property disputes across its portfolio in Scotland. With accredited mediator Gareth Hale heading the practice, its services also include alternative dispute resolution.