Based in the heart of the Scottish capital, MBM work with law firms all over the world. We have extensive experience of advising law firms, and their clients, on all matters of Scots law. We are the go-to lawyers to assist with cross-border disputes, service and enforcement issues. Whether your firm requires a one-off piece of advice concerning Scots Law or to raise/defend Scottish court proceedings, we can assist.
When you instruct MBM as external agents, you retain the client relationship while ensuring they obtain excellent jurisdictionally specific advice. Our lawyers maintain the highest standards of professionalism, efficiency and care, and treat your case as their own. Quick turnaround times are often key, and we can provide immediate assistance to meet your deadlines.
Please get in touch for an informal chat to enquire how we can help.
Our experience is wide-ranging. We are recognised experts in commercial litigation, ranked in both the Legal 500 and in Chambers as highly adept litigators who are:
- “very experienced, very knowledgeable and sensible when it comes to commerciality” (Chambers 2020);
- “genuinely committed to providing a high level of service and client support, and who respond quickly and professionally with real commerciality.” (Chambers 2019);
- “approachable and very knowledgeable with a wealth of experience and astute commercial approach” (Legal 500 UK 2020);
- “a force to be reckoned with when dealing with challenging complex and often adversarial situations” (Legal 500 UK 2019).
No paper required. Clients benefit from streamlined processes, including:
- Payments through a secure, encrypted portal
- Electronic KYC checks
- Documents signed via our online DocuSign platform
Within the team, lawyers have given expert evidence to the Treasury Select Committee; sit on the Lord President’s Consultative Committee on Court of Session Commercial Actions; are members of the Law Society of Scotland’s Pursuer’s Panel; have litigated in the Supreme Court (and won); and conducted cases before both the UK and European Intellectual Property Offices.
Awards include: “Solicitor of the Year” (twice), “Rising Star of the Year”, “Young Lawyer of the Year” and “Litigation Team of the Year”
Seamless Team Extension
Whether you need a one off-court appearance or support with long-running litigation, we work in the way that works best for you. Whether no direct client contact or upfront and centre, we ensure you retain the best possible relationship with your clients.
We are flexible on budget and will work an arrangement that works for you. Should you wish to instruct us regularly, we can offer a preferential fee structure.
Clients are kept informed every step of the way and have a single, main point of contact. You are never another one of our files – we value our client relationships and service is at the heart of our company values.
You don't have to take our word for our expertise, here's what other firms had to say:
"When we need to work alongside Scottish lawyers, MBM Commercial are our first port of call. They have a great track record of effective advice and keeping our clients happy. They are also a pleasure to work with.”
"MBM Commercial provided us with highly efficient and effective legal services. Even under significant time pressure, the team consistently delivered the requested work at a high standard. They also maintained clear and regular communication throughout the matter despite operating in a different international time zone. We were very satisfied with MBM Commercial’s service"
Maurice Blackburn Lawyers