Industry veteran joins Edinburgh office of law firm MBM Commercial

Legal firm MBM Commercial has kicked off the new year with the addition of an industry veteran to its commercial dispute resolution team.

Cat MacLean, Stuart Hendry, Tim Edward, of MBM Commercial.
Cat MacLean, Stuart Hendry, Tim Edward, of MBM Commercial.

Tim Edward joins the firm, which has offices in Edinburgh and London, as a partner and will work closely alongside Cat MacLean, head of MBM’s dispute resolution group.

Edward was previously a partner at Dentons and head of its commercial dispute resolution practice in Scotland. He brings more than 30 years of experience in commercial litigation, insolvency and professional negligence, and is ranked in the 2021 Legal 500 Hall of Fame for commercial litigation in Scotland.

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Stuart Hendry, senior partner of MBM, said: “As one of few remaining independent commercial law firms in Scotland and despite the challenges of a global pandemic, we continue to grow the business, expand our services and recruit outstanding individuals.

“Tim is widely regarded as one of the leading litigation lawyers in Scotland and his skills and experience will complement our business and help us meet a steady growth in demand for our expertise.”

Edward, who will be based in the Edinburgh office, said: “I have long admired MBM Commercial for their expertise, judgment and profile as the leading commercial law firm of choice for entrepreneurs, so I’m very excited to be joining the partnership to help drive the firm’s future growth.”

MacLean added: “Tim’s unparalleled background in dispute resolution, commercial litigation, and professional negligence in particular, will allow us to scale up the delivery of these services at a time when we are seeing increased client demand. He is an exciting addition to the team.”

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