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Tim joined MBM Commercial as a Partner in January 2021. He has over three decades of experience in litigation and dispute resolution and is listed as a leading lawyer in both Chambers and Legal 500 for Commercial Litigation and Professional Negligence (Scotland). He is Co-Chair of the Professional Negligence Lawyers Association Conference – Scotland (www.pnla.org.uk). Tim is also a Law Society of Scotland Accredited Specialist in Professional Negligence.
Tim is ranked as Band 2 in Chambers for Professional Negligence – Scotland and Band 3 for Litigation – Scotland and is described as "A consistently good and reliable lawyer." He is listed in Legal 500’s Hall of Fame for both commercial litigation and professional negligence. Tim is an active Solicitor-Advocate with experience of presenting cases in the Court of Session.
Prior to joining MBM, Tim spent 30 years at Dentons (previously Maclay Murray & Spens) where he was a partner and a member of their Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice, focusing on insolvency and company litigation.
He is a currently a member of the Law Society of Scotland's Pursuer's Advisory Panel pursuing negligence claims against solicitors. He served on the Law Society of Scotland's Diploma Materials Committee in the 1990's and ran the Maclay Murray & Spens PCC Elective on Civil Litigation from 2003 to 2012. He carries out regular CPD training for the profession in the field of dispute resolution.
In his spare time Tim likes nothing more than whacking balls round golf courses with varying degrees of success. He also enjoys skiing with his wife and grown up children and jogging with his rescue dog, Lester.