Our team of expert award winning litigation solicitors have the skills and expertise to resolve civil disputes quickly and cost effectively to get the best outcome for clients. We pride ourselves on our ability to conduct an immediate and comprehensive analysis of key elements of each case, and provide concise tactical advice aimed negotiate from a position of strength. We take time to discuss with clients any alternative means of dispute resolution that might apply, such as mediation.
When court proceedings are required, we are adept at conducting all types of complex litigation within the framework of the procedural rules, and the requirements of law. We recognise that clients seek to have a clear understanding of budget and potential exposure to cost before embarking on litigation, and we offer clear advice about funding arrangements at the outset of any civil dispute whether you are Pursuer or Defender.
Our litigation team is able to provide swift and concise advice on a full range of litigation matters, and will make sure that before pursuing or defending a court action we provide clients with a clear understanding of both legal and practical issues relating to their case, so they can make informed decisions at all times.
We undertake a broad range of types of litigation and litigate in courts throughout Scotland, and detailed information about the specific areas covered by our Practice Area Units can be found on this website.
Our highly regarded litigation practitioners are adept and handling cases on a wide range of civil matters including: personal injury claims, medical negligence claims, contract disputes, commercial disputes, professional negligence, employment law, judicial review, all types of family actions, child care and protection cases and adoptions, mental health law, guardianships/intervention orders, education appeals, other statutory appeals and appeals to the Court of Session. We routinely represent clients in Tribunals, Sheriff Courts across Scotland, the Court of Session and the UK Supreme Court.
We always take time and care to identify and pursue the most effective legal remedy for our clients. We use cutting edge computer technology and can provide legal aid where applicable and also do fixed price private work and arrange appointments by telephone or skype where required. Contact us on 0141 429 8166 or by completing our online contact form.
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Livingstone Brown is a leading firm of Scottish solicitors. Based in Glasgow, but dealing with cases around the country, the firm has been at the forefront of legal service provision for over thirty years.
If you have a legal problem, getting good quality legal information at the earliest stage can be invaluable. The firm offers a free initial enquiry service; all you have to do is call in, telephone, or e-mail. You won't be charged for your enquiry; we'll let you know by return whether we can help, what we can do, and how much it's likely to cost. We can also offer legal aid where available.
Led by former senior partner Gerard Brown CBE, who continues as a consultant, the firm has built up an enviable reputation for quality of service and client care.
The firm has won various awards over the years. In the 2019 edition of the prestigious Legal 500 rankings Livingstone Brown was ranked as a 'top-tier' firm for general criminal work, and is also recommended for fraud cases. Stuart Munro and Gerard Brown were named as 'Recommended Lawyers'. In the Chambers directory the firm has a Band 1 ranking for criminal work, and Stuart Munro is a ranked financial crime lawyer. The firm was named Criminal Defence Firm of the Year and Family Law Team of the Year at the Scottish Legal Awards 2019.