A SCOTTISH legislation agency is increasing its litigation service and celebrating a document variety of promotions.
The enlargement of Gilson Grey comes on the again of a sequence of successes in well-publicised instances.
The litigation division – which specialises in business litigation and public legislation – posted a 32% year-on-year enhance in income, buoyed by its two latest wins in judicial critiques of Metropolis of Edinburgh Council insurance policies.
Led by Rosie Walker, the primary case efficiently challenged the Metropolis of Edinburgh Council’s strip membership ban, whereas the second overturned the native authority’s short-term lets licensing coverage.
The Gilson Grey crew additionally had its first case heard on the UK Supreme Court docket earlier this 12 months, in addition to touchdown a variety of new business actions.
On the again of those wins, Gilson Grey has made 5 promotions in its litigation crew, with Iain Grant being made authorized director, Lorna Davidson and Fraser Cameron appointed senior associates, and Caitlin Bell and Laura Brennan promoted to senior solicitor roles.
Moreover, Gilson Grey recruited John Kydd as a litigation companion in Dundee final 12 months, with plans to make additional hires within the metropolis and develop its presence in Aberdeen.
Rosie Walker, head of Litigation at Gilson Grey, stated: “This has been our strongest 12 months but. Our public legislation providing has grown quickly, regional enlargement has been very profitable, and we’re seeing new directions and shopper wins in all sectors, from vitality companies to commerce unions.
“Representing and profitable for Edinburgh’s intercourse employees was a specific spotlight given the challenges of the case and the affect it had for our shoppers.
“On the coronary heart of our success has been our close-knit crew, which is why I’m so delighted with our document variety of well-deserved promotions.”
Established in 2014, Gilson Grey is a legislation, property and finance agency with six places of work in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundee, Aberdeen, North Berwick and Lincoln.