Brodies’ Advocacy Unit brings together the firm’s solicitor advocates and solicitors regularly appearing in court to provide clients with a high quality advocacy service across all sectors.
We provide legal opinions and appear in courts, inquiries, adjudications, arbitrations, mediations and tribunals across the UK covering the following areas:
- Agricultural law
- Clinical negligence
- Contractual disputes
- Defamation & media law
- Employer and public liability
- Fatal Accident Inquiries
- Family law
- Health & safety
- Insolvency and corporate recovery
- Intellectual property
- Professional Indemnity
- Public & administrative law
- Real estate
- Regulatory compliance
The unit is led by Christine O’Neill, First Standing Junior to the Scottish Government and rated by Chambers UK as a Star Individual in administrative and public law as well as being ranked Band 1 for parliamentary and public affairs.
We accept instructions from clients and directly from other legal firms and are committed to providing a quality, flexible and efficient service at all times.
We advise clients fully on their advocacy options and frequently instruct, and work alongside, external advocates and barristers.