Burges Salmon appoints heavyweight dispute resolution lawyer in Scotland

Ewan McIntyre, consultant lawyer at Burges Salmon

Firm appoints Ewan McIntyre as a consultant lawyer in its Dispute Resolution team based in Edinburgh

BURGES Salmon is pleased to announce the appointment of heavyweight dispute resolution practitioner Ewan McIntyre, who will be based in the firm’s Edinburgh office.

Further demonstrating the firm’s commitment to establishing itself in Scotland and to delivering exceptional client service across the UK, Ewan’s appointment will bolster Burges Salmon’s 100+-strong, UK-wide Dispute Resolution team.

Ewan says: “I am delighted to be joining Burges Salmon at such an exciting time in its growth to help develop and shape the firm’s dispute resolution offering in Scotland.  The strength in depth and broad sector expertise of Burges Salmon’s Dispute Resolution team has been clear to me from the outset, and I’m really excited to be supporting the highly capable team across sectors including Transport, Energy, Infrastructure, and Financial Services.

“I’m also really proud to be joining a firm that has such a strong culture and focus on responsible business, with people that are clearly both collegiate and collaborative.  There is a genuine commitment at the firm to these areas and this, mixed with its fantastic roster of global clients, makes for a very exciting time ahead.”

Prior to joining Burges Salmon, Ewan has held a range of senior management roles including being a partner at Burness Paull for eight years and also Head of Litigation at Morton Fraser.  Described by clients as a “tactically astute negotiator” and “an exceptional litigator”, Ewan has almost 30 years’ experience advising across a variety of sectors, combined with non-executive and executive board experience.  With significant experience in acting on a wide range of complex disputes, Ewan has particular expertise in air crash accident and professional indemnity work.

Ann Metherall, head of Dispute Resolution at Burges Salmon, adds: “We are hugely excited to announce Ewan’s appointment at the firm, which will enable us to continue providing an excellent service to our clients in Scotland and also help strengthen our long-standing successful Scottish practice.  He will be an excellent addition to our market-leading Dispute Resolution team.”

Ewan McIntyre joined Burges Salmon on 2 November 2020.

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