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Planning & Environment - Scotland (Bar)
Ruth Crawford QC
Centres her planning practice on the representation of public sector clients in major infrastructure and energy appeals and inquiries. She has an impressive track record in acting for the Scottish Ministers.
Recent work: She acted in Upritchard v Scottish Ministers and the Fife Council, successfully representing the Ministers in a challenge brought by the pursuer against approval of the Fife Structure Plan.
James Mure QC
Widely acclaimed for his breadth of expertise in commercial work and his skill in high-profile contentious matters. He is well known for his representation of local authority and governmental bodies, and enjoys an impressive reputation for work in the renewables and infrastructure sectors.
Expertise: "He's a very effective and efficient advocate."
Recent work: He defended Glasgow City Council against West Dunbartonshire Council's challenge to its grant of development permission to a third party.
Real Estate Litigation - Scotland (Bar)
Kenny McBrearty QC
Handles rent reviews, commercial contracts and property-related professional negligence disputes. An experienced advocate, he handles the full range of property issues.
Expertise: "He is an impressive advocate who is approachable and excellent with clients."
Has focused his practice on commercial litigation and public law, and is highly regarded for his expertise on commercial property and leasing issues.
Expertise: "He is a good advocate with a good brain who will roll up his sleeves and doesn't shy off putting in the hours on a case."
Recent work: He acted for the liquidator of Letham Grange Development in an appeal to the Inner House regarding the reduction of a standard security.
Transform Schools (North Lanarkshire) Limited v Balfour Beatty Construction Limited & Anr  CSOH 19
David Whitehouse and Paul Clark v The Chief Constable and The Lord Advocate  CSIH 52
Axiom the “go-to” stable, “boasting an unrivalled bench of experienced commercial advocates”