Legal Director

Brian Campbell

Brian has over 20 years’ experience in employment law. He acts for private, public and third sector employers, including banks, universities, charities and sports governing bodies as well as individual clients, most frequently in relation to terms of engagement or exit strategies. Brian advises on a wide range of operational matters such as reorganisations and provides transactional support to a number of other departments of the firm, with particular expertise in data protection issues and the crossover between employment and insolvency law.

Brian frequently handles complex and high-value claims throughout the UK dealing with matters such as discrimination, whistleblowing, restrictive covenants, TUPE and insolvency. He is a qualified solicitor advocate and regularly acts in appeals to the Employment Appeal Tribunal (both Scotland and England) and has appeared in appeals to the Inner House of the Court of Session. He is accredited as a specialist in the employment field by the Law Society of Scotland and a member of its sub-committee dealing with employment law review and reform. As of November 2020, he is a part time employment judge.

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Brian is regularly praised for his case management skills, collaborative approach and ability to support clients through demanding processes and litigation.

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  • Accredited as a specialist in employment law by the Law Society of Scotland.
  • Qualified as a solicitor advocate with rights of audience in the upper civil courts in Scotland.
  • Member of the Law Society of Scotland sub-committee on Employment Law, responding to consultation on behalf of the legal profession in Scotland and considering and proposing future law reform.
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  • Recognised as a Recommended Individual in Employment by the Legal 500 UK 2023. 
  • Ranked as an 'Associate to watch' for Employment by Chambers UK 2022.