Legal firm Gillespie Macandrew has appointed construction lawyer Ross Taylor to the partnership with effect from 5 July 2022.

Mr Taylor joins from Wright Johnston & Mackenzie, bringing more than 20 years’ experience advising developers, contractors and other SMEs on a broad range of contentious and non-contentious construction matters. He previously ran his own firm for several years and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and an accredited mediator. 

Chief executive Robert Graham-Campbell commented: “I am delighted to welcome Ross to our partnership. His considerable skills and experience in the sector bolster our existing construction offering for clients. He joins our non-contentious construction specialist Keith Emmerson, who is based in Glasgow, and brings further depth to our growing dispute resolution team.”

The firm has offices in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Perth and advises clients on all areas of land and rural business, private client, commercial real estate, energy, tax and disputes, combining a personal approach with industry-leading expertise.