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Susan Ower

Edinburgh, UK UK Bar Guide 2021 Ranked in 3 departments

Barrister profile for UK Bar 2021

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Company - Scotland (Bar)

Band 1

Susan Ower
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.
Strengths: "She is very quick, good with clients and very commercial and easy to deal with."
Recent work: Acted on behalf of Murgitroyd Group in relation to its application for the sanction of a scheme of arrangement.
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Restructuring/Insolvency - Scotland (Bar)

Band 1

Susan Ower
Highly regarded advocate who has also been appointed standing junior to the Scottish Government Legal Directorate. She handles a broad spectrum of issues relating to administrations, liquidations and sequestrations, and regularly acts on behalf of insolvency practitioners, banks and financial institutions. She has also appeared before the Supreme Court in numerous matters.
Strengths: "A leading light of the junior Bar. She is very pragmatic and good on her feet." "She is an effective communicator and is excellent at dealing with clients. She makes points very well and very clearly."
Recent work: Acted for the pursuer in MCR Oil Tools v SPEX Offshore and Others, an action to restore a company to the register in order to further litigation in Texas arising out of a complex IP dispute.
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Commercial Dispute Resolution - Scotland (Bar)

Band 1

Susan Ower
Highly regarded advocate with substantial experience handling complex and high-profile commercial contract disputes, and highly rated for her insolvency and banking and finance practice. She is currently standing junior counsel to the Scottish Government Legal Directorate.
Strengths: "A very bright advocate." "Susan is a sharp thinker and an excellent communicator."
Recent work: Acted for the pursuer in two related actions arising out of the failure of the Cairngorm Mountain Railway.
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