Shoosmiths boosts Edinburgh commercial offering with partner hire

Shoosmiths boosts Edinburgh commercial offering with partner hire


Author: Kara Shadbolt

Shoosmiths LLP, one of the UK's largest law firms, has hired commercial dispute resolution partner Stuart Clubb to its growing Edinburgh office.

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(L-R) Stuart Little, Stuart Clubb, Alex Bishop

Stuart, who qualified in 2003 and joins Shoosmiths from HBJ Gateley, will lead the dispute resolution team in Edinburgh. He specialises in the resolution of commercial disputes, with significant expertise and experience in corporate, contractual, insolvency and property related disputes. Stuart also regularly advises insolvency practitioners, companies and directors on all aspects of insolvency law and has acted on a number of high profile insolvency cases.

Stuart is a Solicitor Advocate with rights of audience in the Court of Session and the Supreme Court and has considerable experience acting for and appearing on behalf of clients in the Court of Session, the Sheriff Court, the Land Court and the Lands Tribunal. Stuart also has extensive experience of resolving disputes by way of alternative methods of dispute resolution, including mediation and negotiation. Stuart is ranked in the Chambers and Partners legal directory for litigation in Scotland where he is described as 'bright and personable' and 'a wonderful technical lawyer'.

Alex Bishop, national head of dispute resolution and compliance at Shoosmiths, said: 'Stuart is widely regarded in the region as a 'go-to' lawyer with considerable breadth and depth of experience in the area of commercial dispute resolution, particularly in the insolvency and property sectors. It is a pleasure to welcome Stuart to our growing team.'

Stuart Clubb, added: 'I'm very excited to join Shoosmiths - a law firm synonymous for its superb client service and excellent expertise both sides of the border. I very much look forward to building upon our hugely successful commercial offering in Edinburgh and look forward to working with clients, nationally.'

Shoosmiths' commercial team is recognised nationally for its broad legal expertise and has been ranked a top 10 law firm for commercial law by reference to the number of FTSE clients acted for. Operating across the UK, Shoosmiths commercial team works across numerous industries and sectors.