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Roisin Higgins

Edinburgh, UK UK Bar Guide 2021 Ranked in 2 departments

Barrister profile for UK Bar 2021

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Intellectual Property - Scotland (Bar)

Band 1

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Roisin Higgins QC
Widely respected for her broad expertise and adroit handling of complex IP disputes. She is instructed by clients from the oil and gas, pharmaceutical and sports industries, among others. She commonly appears in the Outer and Inner Houses of the Court of Session.
Strengths: "She has the ear of the court and is very persuasive." "She is responsive and technically excellent."
Recent work: Acted for the oil and gas company Weatherford Switzerland Trading in a claim for damages arising out of a breach of an IP licence agreement.
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Commercial Dispute Resolution - Scotland (Bar)

Band 3

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Roisin Higgins QC
Maintains an impressive reputation as one of the Bar's leading authorities on IP-related issues. She has additional expertise in commercial contract, construction and property disputes. She has experience representing clients before the Court of Session and the sheriff courts and in arbitration proceedings.
Strengths: "She is a strong lawyer and has effective advocacy skills."
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