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Pinsent Masons

Litigation

2 ranked lawyersBand 1ScotlandUK 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

A dominant force in the market, noted for its highly experienced litigation team and expertise spanning an impressive range of disciplines. Well placed to handle cross-border matters, leveraging its extensive international network. Clients include major corporates, banks and financial institutions. Advises on litigation concerning breaches of contract and directors' duties and also frequently instructed on big-ticket commercial disputes in the IT sector.

Strengths

An impressed client enthuses: "They are great and add huge value in terms of cost-effectiveness and responsiveness. They way they manage litigation is second to none and their client care is fantastic."

"They're very good and have great knowledge," says another client, adding: "The firm has great global reach and does an excellent job."

Work highlights

Advised IT solutions provider Agilisys on a commercial dispute with CGI IT, concerning the termination of a contract between the two parties.

Notable practitioners

Jacqueline Harris advises on a broad range of disputes and has particular expertise in the pharmaceutical and telecoms sectors. She is a solicitor advocate who is very familiar with representing clients at all levels of court.
"She is well established, highly regarded and a very able lawyer."

Jim Cormack QC represents clients in disputes concerning a variety of commercial agreements, with notable expertise in the IT and energy sectors. He is a solicitor advocate and also an accredited mediator.
"Jim is a great litigator."

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Scotland

Litigation


Jacqueline Harris
Band 4
Jim Cormack QC
Band 1