Rachael Jane Ruth
Rachael is an associate in the professional indemnity team with experience in defending negligence claims and regulatory complaints. She acts for major UK and international insurers representing legal and construction professionals.
Her background in contentious and non-contentious construction law gives Rachael a unique perspective on negligence actions in the industry involving surveyors, engineers, architects and other professionals. She regularly acts on behalf of clients in the Sheriff Court and Court of Session, as well as various methods of Alternative Dispute Resolution. She also has experience in representing professionals in disciplinary matters before their regulatory and governing bodies.
Living Brodies' values
Rachael's collaborative, empathetic approach to working relationships with clients and colleagues aids in reaching commercial resolutions.
- A regular contributor to Brodies' blogs and our specialist Twitter feed @BrodiesInsLaw on key issues in the insurance industry and the construction sector.
- Committed to firmwide campaigns on inclusion and diversity, as a member of several colleague networks, and innovation and legal tech as a member of the 'Beehive' innovation working group.
- A member of several professional organisations, including the Forum of Insurance Lawyers and the Chartered Insurance Institute at the Insurance and Actuarial Society of Glasgow.
- Involved in legal outreach and mentoring programmes including as a tutor for the Schools' Mock Court Project, Brodies PRIME initiative and as part of University professional links modules.