Gilson Grey has strengthened its Dundee staff with the appointment of a brand new accomplice.
John Kydd, a extremely skilled litigator with a 20-year profession throughout Tayside and the north-east of Scotland, joined the agency this week.
Born and bred in Dundee, John was beforehand a accomplice with Thorntons, becoming a member of as a trainee in 2001. He has constructed a stellar fame based mostly on his skill to efficiently navigate complicated litigation circumstances, securing wins for a whole lot of purchasers over time.
Kydd stated: “Gilson Grey’s values are very a lot aligned with mine. They imagine in being clear with purchasers concerning the possibilities of success within the courtroom, clear about prices, and firmly targeted on reaching profitable outcomes. I’m eager to construct a community of latest contacts who might welcome my experience.”
Lindsay Darroch, the accomplice who heads up Gilson Grey’s Dundee workplace, stated: “Having John on the staff is a big appointment. There are few high flight litigators on this space of Scotland and we see a possibility to additional develop our courtroom staff underneath John’s stewardship.”
Head of Litigation and Dispute Decision, Rosie Walker, added: “John can be an accredited mediator, a pathway to authorized settlement that’s rising in reputation, given the decrease prices and privateness advantages. With new laws on the best way, we anticipate to see rising demand on this space and John’s expertise will likely be key to our ambitions.”
In July, Gilson Grey introduced it had acquired House Property Attorneys (HPL) Ltd in Lincoln, a transfer that signalled the start of an growth technique exterior Scotland. It additionally opened a brand new workplace in Aberdeen.
Established in 2014, Gilson Grey has change into certainly one of Scotland’s most-acquisitive regulation agency, property and finance companies, boasting one of many widest service ranges in Scotland, and a rising service providing throughout the UK.
The agency has round 290 employees throughout six places of work in Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow, North Berwick, and Lincoln, every of which permits purchasers entry to Gilson Grey’s full vary of property, authorized and monetary providers.