Experienced litigation solicitor Peter Anderson is joining specialist firm Levy & McRae.

Mr Anderson was a partner and latterly senior partner for over 40 years at Simpson & Marwick, overseeing its merger with Clyde & Co in 2015. Since retiring from the firm he has worked with Addleshaw Goddard.

He has long experience in cases involving professionals, complex commercial disputes, aviation accidents, insurance coverage claims and high value personal injury cases. He acted in the Piper Alpha oil platform litigation, for Pan Am in Scotland in all of the issues arising out of the Lockerbie disaster. He was one of the first group of solicitor advocates in Scotland.

He also holds appointments as part time sheriff, tribunal judge, on the Criminal Injuries Compensation Appeal Tribunal and Competition Appeal Tribunal, and chairs the Discipline Tribunal of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland. 

William Macreath, chairman of Levy & McRae commented: "Having known Peter for many years I look forward to working alongside him. His wealth of experience is highly regarded within legal circles and beyond. He brings an excellent bespoke practice which will blend extremely well with ours. He will be a huge asset to the firm and to our clients."