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Axiom Advocates

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4 ranked barristersBand 1Scotland (Bar)UK Bar 2022 View ranking table
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Axiom Advocates is a leading stable in Scotland for company law and demonstrates extensive expertise in all manner of advice and disputes relating to the operation, sale and purchase of companies. The stable also has complementary expertise in insolvency matters. Axiom members are capable of handling complex issues regarding directors’ duties and schemes of arrangement and are well versed in the Companies Act 2006. Sources agree that Axiom is "the premier commercial stable in Scotland."

Client service:

"The clerks are very responsive and happy to discuss fee levels." Catriona Still is the deputy clerk for company law.

Strengths:

Almira Delibegović-Broome QC
Almira Delibegović-Broome QC is an accomplished silk with expertise not only in complex insolvency matters, but also in a host of broader company issues. She advises on schemes of arrangement and other matters relating to takeovers and other corporate transactions. She handles disputes and appeals before all levels of the court system.
"She is really adept at handling the technical nuances of cases." "She very impressive, user-friendly and has a great rapport with judges."

Strengths:

David Thomson QC
David Thomson QC is held in high regard for his commercial litigation practice and he is regularly instructed by the Secretary of State to handle director disqualification claims. He complements his company practice with additional expertise in property and insolvency matters and offers further ability in professional negligence and tax-related cases. He has experience appearing before the Supreme Court and the Commercial Court, and is increasingly involved in international arbitration.
"He is a very strong in this area and a very strong at trial." "He is the go-to barrister for corporate restructuring."

Strengths:

Elisabeth Roxburgh
Elisabeth Roxburgh is an experienced junior with broad experience of corporate and contractual matters and additional knowledge of insolvency and restructuring issues. Her work includes petitions under the Companies Act 2006 and other disputes relating to shares and schemes of arrangement.
"She really knows her stuff when it comes to the technical side of law and is very good on her feet." "She is hugely knowledgeable."
Recent work: Acted for SPEX Group Holdings in response to a petition to restore two Scottish companies to the Register of Companies so that the petitioner could commence litigation against the companies in Texas.

Strengths:

Susan Ower
Susan Ower is a well-regarded commercial junior known for her impressive, wide-ranging practice. She has a focus on debt, insolvency and commercial contracts, and serves as a standing junior to the Scottish Government Legal Directorate.
"She always knows her stuff." "She is very experienced."
Recent work: Represented MCR Oil Tools, a US company, in its application to restore two Scottish companies to the Register of Companies.

Company

Axiom Advocates

firm
Location

Advocates Library

Parliament House

Edinburgh

City of Edinburgh

UK

EH1 1RF

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Silks (QC)

Scotland (Bar)

Company


Almira Delibegović-Broome QC
Band 1
David Thomson QC
Band 1

Juniors

Scotland (Bar)

Company


Elisabeth Roxburgh
Band 1
Susan Ower
Band 1