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Harper Macleod LLP

Litigation

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What the team is known for

Harper Macleod is active on a range of disputes including property, insolvency and sports-related litigation. Experienced in handling breach of contract, breach of duties, negligence claims and post-M&A litigation. Adept group of litigators able to represent clients at all levels of court in Scotland and around the UK.

Strengths

A client notes: "They are very accessible, to the point and quick in their responses."

Work highlights

Acted for Forth Health in litigation against Serco concerning the interpretation of indexation provisions in their facilities management agreement.

Notable practitioners

David Kerr leads the litigation team in Glasgow and has notable expertise handling complex corporate litigation, including breach of duty claims and disputes arising from transactions.

Sandy Hastie heads the dispute resolution team and is an experienced commercial litigator. He has notable expertise in contractual and shareholder disputes, as well as professional negligence claims.
"Sandy Hastie thinks through all eventualities and is standout when it comes to case strategy; he is incredibly impressive and organises material well."

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Overview

We have one of the largest teams of dispute resolution solicitors in Scotland with more than half of our solicitors involved regularly in contentious work.

We are known for the range and quality of our dispute resolution expertise, which is as wide as the firm’s full service offering, and our team includes some of the country’s most talented practitioners who represent clients in every sector including insurance, banking, real estate & construction, energy & natural resources, retail, sport and the public sector.

We have one of the most prominent teams in the Commercial Court in both the Court of Session and Sheriff Court and have been involved in a number of the most complex litigations in Scottish courts in recent years.

We also have extensive expertise in representing the firm’s clients, in both the public and private sectors, in proceedings for judicial review, statutory appeals and public enquiries involving issues of administrative, planning and environmental law.

Litigation

Harper Macleod LLP

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Location

The Ca'd'oro

45 Gordon Street

Glasgow

Glasgow City

UK

G1 3PE

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Litigation


Sandy Hastie
Band 2