Gary is head of our Legal 500 No.1 ranked Dispute Resolution division and has been a commercial litigator for more than 25 years. While he has a broad range of experience in all commercial disputes, his particular interests are: fraud and insolvency, financial service, real estate and telecoms.
The Legal 500 identifies Gary as a “Leading Individual”. He is recommended for being 'very calm and collected' and heading up the 'well organised and very responsive' commercial disputes team. Chambers notes that clients and peers consider him a "very switched-on and sensible" lawyer.
Gary leads our insolvency disputes team and is accredited by the Law Society of Scotland as a specialist in Insolvency Law. He is also a member of the R3 – the Association of Business Recovery Professionals. He is recommended by Chambers for his "encyclopaedic knowledge of insolvency law".
Gary’s client-centric focus means that he has become a trusted adviser to significant clients over many years. He has headed our team for The Insolvency Service for more than a decade and has advised Vodafone in its Scottish litigation over the same period.
"excellent to work with and gets to the heart of difficult issues very quickly. He takes time to understand his client's aims and objectives and ensures that the approach taken is consistent with these."
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