Brian Pollock

Associate

Dispute Resolution and Litigation

Phone

0141 302 8451

Address

100 Queen Street Glasgow G1 3DN

Brian Pollock

About Brian

Brian is an Associate based in our Glasgow office and is part of the Dispute Resolution and Litigation team. He joined Lindsays in 2014 after training with an established specialist litigation firm. He has represented clients in Sheriff Courts throughout Scotland for over 4 years.

Managing a diverse commercial caseload, Brian can advise on several key areas of commercial dispute resolution, including: debt recovery and enforcement, commercial property disputes, professional negligence, actions for interdict and inter-company/ partnership disputes.

He has also acted for private individuals in a range of areas, including actions for defamation, neighbour, residential property and rural disputes.

Brian combines his litigation experience with drive and commitment to provide all of his clients with tailored pragmatic advice in order to achieve practical solutions in a range of disputes, both in and out of court.

Expertise

Highlights

  • 12 successful appeals by summary application under Section 129 of The Housing (Scotland) Act 1987 against demolition orders at the instance of Inverclyde Council in connection with a major housing estate in Port Glasgow.
  • Successfully obtaining interim interdict for commercial clients in 3 separate actions involving disgruntled former employees.
  • Acting in several actions in the Commercial Court of the Court of Session, including, commercial disputes valued in excess of £1 million.
  • Advising in a dispute regarding the termination of high-value commercial lease, including, providing an opinion on professional advice in connection with the validity of a notice.
  • First successful appeal against an order under the High Hedges (Scotland) Act 2013.
  • Conducting a successful appeal resulting in a published decision in the Sheriff Appeal Court.

"Throughout the year-long legal process, we received regular and prompt updates from Brian. We found the communication between Brian and ourselves exceptional. If Brian was not available, he always provided us with a single of point of contact in his absence if needed. Brian installed us with a confidence by his, professionalism, advice and attention to detail. "

David and Sandra Murdoch

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Brent Haywood

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John Bett

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Paul Harper

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Alasdair Taylor

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Gregor MacEwan

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Adam Gardiner

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Caitlin Connolly

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Philippa  Abernethy

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Title: Trainee Solicitor

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Marianne Stirling

Marianne Stirling

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Fiona Harvey

Fiona Harvey

Title: Paralegal

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