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High Praise for Stable in Chambers Directory



Arnot Manderson Advocates is delighted to report the remarkable achievement of twenty-eight individual Rankings (including nine in Band 1) across fifteen wide ranging Practice Areas in the recently announced Chambers and Partners listings.  As well as the haul of individual Rankings Arnot Manderson has achieved stable wide recognition in Tax (Band 1), Private Client, Personal Injury, Clinical Negligence and Family/Matrimonial.


Leading the way with a remarkable four rankings in Real Estate Litigation and Company (both Band 1) as well as Private Client, and Commercial Dispute Resolution is David Turner.  On the senior side Iain Mitchell KC takes three rankings including Commercial Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property and IT (Band 1).  Other senior counsel with multiple rankings include Jonathan Mitchell KC in Administrative & Public Law and Civil Liberties (Band 1), Duncan Hamilton KC in Media Law (Band 1) and Administrative & Public Law and Neil Mackenzie KC in Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury.

The Stable continues to collect Rankings in a varied set of Practice Areas and typifying this across the board strength are the nine stable members with Rankings in multiple fields.  Besides the afore-mentioned counsel, there are Family specialist Marie Clark, Nick Gardiner, Arabella Tait (Band 1 in PI) and David Small.  David’s Band 1 in Tax contributes to the Stable’s Band 1 ranking in that category.

In the Family/Matrimonial field the Stable continues to go from strength to strength and once again boasts rankings in the Matrimonial Finance and Children categories for experienced juniors Marie Clark, Nicola Gilchrist (Band 1 in Family: Children) and Alan Inglis.  There is also a Stable ranking for Family/Matrimonial.

Colin MacAulay KC gets the well-deserved Ranking of Senior Statesperson in the Clinical Negligence department whilst at the junior end there is recognition for Stephen Donnelly in Administrative & Public Law and Laura Thomson and Martin Crawford in PI.  The Faculty’s Director of Training and Education Hugh Olson is ranked in the Employment section.

Practice Manager Andrew Sutherland said: “We are delighted that the latest edition of the Chambers and Partners Rankings confirms our position as a leading full service stable.  The number of individual rankings across such a truly diverse range of practice areas serves, once again, to highlight the strength and scope of expertise available within the Stable.  I’m also pleased to see our experienced clerking team get some well-deserved recognition”