Drake joined the contentious construction team upon qualification in August 2023. During his traineeship he gained experience in various litigation areas such as professional indemnity disputes, commercial disputes, employer’s liability, public liability, catastrophic injury, and fatal accidents. These cases were heard in the Court of Session, as well as in the Sheriff Courts.

He now focuses on assisting a variety of complex and high value construction and commercial disputes calling in the Commercial and Ordinary rolls of the Court of Session, as well as assisting in disputes in adjudication proceedings.

Living Brodies' values

Drake undertakes his work with character and has the courage to think differently to get the best results for our clients.

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  • Drake's commercial approach is enhanced by his insurance litigation experience.
  • Drake has been on various committees throughout his training and can draw on that experience to add value to various topics.
  • Drake has been a guest moot judge for the University of Edinburgh's mooting society.