UK top 50 and leading Scottish law firm Brodies LLP has added to its private client disputes practice with the appointment of Richard Pike as partner.

Ranked Band 1 in Chambers High Net Worth Guide for Private Wealth Disputes, Richard has more than 17 years' experience in practice, specialising in private client disputes with English law and cross-border elements. His expertise includes matters involving inheritance, trusts, tax, land, commercial agreements, partnerships and professional negligence, and he acts for a range of clients including high net worth individuals, professional trustees, family investment companies, insurers, charities and professional services advisers.

Richard is English-qualified and joins Brodies from Womble Bond Dickinson, to be based in the firm's Edinburgh office.

Louise Shiels, Head of Dispute Resolution and Risk at Brodies, said: "Richard's appointment adds considerable strength to our existing private client disputes practice. Disputes with a cross-UK or international element is a growing area of the contentious private client market, and Richard is recognised for his expertise in navigating highly complex matters. Our clients will benefit from his technical know-how and solutions-driven approach, on issues that are often highly sensitive and personal."


Louise Shiels

Head of Dispute Resolution and Risk & Partner

Eilidh Morgan

External Communications Manager