As the largest dispute resolution &  litigation team in Scotland, with more specialists who are named as leading practitioners in the independent legal directories than any other law firm, Brodies has the breadth and depth of knowledge to deliver solutions that meet all of our clients' legal needs. Our practice benefits from a national and international reach, whilst retaining local expertise and knowledge across Scotland’s major cities.

Brodies’ expert team encompasses an incredibly broad scope of experienced and specialist lawyers, including a comprehensive Alternative Dispute Resolution offering.

Our lawyers provide commercially focused advice which is clear, practical and tailored to each client. We strive to provide our clients with the high quality service they need, providing on the ground support as, when and where it is required. In order to achieve this we:

  • Ensure we effectively manage our clients’ risk
  • Utilise IT systems to maximum effect, driving innovation in this area
  • Carefully consider  the most appropriate dispute resolution channel, recognising that one size does not fit all
  • Ask the right questions to ensure we meet our clients’ expectations
  • Build strong, lasting, mutually beneficial relationships
  • Provide a range of charging options designed to suit our clients’ budget and nature of the instruction

Our skilled litigators have a track record of success across a full range of sectors and industries,  including Banking and Financial services, Energy & Utilities (including Oil and Gas), Construction, Real Estate, Insurance, Food and Drink, Technology, Education, Public Sector, media & broadcasting and Transport (including Shipping). We are routinely sought out to advise clients from across these sectors in relation to complex, ground breaking and unprecedented cases.

Our practice is set apart through its provision of a quality solicitor advocacy service and market-leading advice on EU, regulatory, competition and public law direct from the firms Brussels office.

We act for a broad cross section of clients including The Royal Bank of Scotland, Shetland Council, the Scotch Whisky Association, AVIVA and RSA. Please see our case studies for examples of the teams recent work highlights - Scotch Whisky Association and Parks of Hamilton (Holdings) Ltd v Colin Campbell.

The team strives to keep clients ahead of the curve through regular blog posts, tweets and e-bulletins on the latest legal changes and what they mean for them and their businesses.

“We worked with Brodies in relation to a business critical, high value and complex matter. Throughout the process Brodies provided tremendous support with confident, pragmatic and sensible commercially-focused advice. An extremely positive commercial outcome was achieved for all parties involved.”

Scott Bennett, Head of Legal at Cash Generator/Axcess Financial

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