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DWF appoints new Partner to bolster Scottish Litigation team

29 February 2024
DWF, the global provider of integrated legal and business services, has added Solicitor Advocate, Laura McCabe, as partner to its Scottish Litigation team.

Specialising in advocacy, Laura McCabe joins DWF after almost 5 years at Anderson Strathern. She brings 14 years of expertise in appearance work to her new role and has broad experience in most aspects of civil and commercial litigation. From fatal accident inquiries and enforcement notice appeals to Court of Session commercial actions, she appears in the sheriff courts and tribunals of Scotland regularly.

Laura has particular experience in contentious health and safety matters and was recognised in the 2024 Legal 500 and the 2024 Chambers and Partners Scotland Health and Safety rankings where she was listed as an "Up and Coming Lawyer". Her work also includes general commercial work, negligence, insolvency, regulatory and numerous public sector matters and has acted for corporates and public bodies across varying sectors and practice areas. 

Laura has also tutored Civil Litigation on the Diploma in Legal Practice at the University of Strathclyde and continues to tutor Commercial Litigation on the Professional Legal Practice Diploma at the University of Edinburgh.

Commenting on Laura's appointment, Stefan Paciorek, global head of dispute resolution at DWF, said: "DWF is delighted to welcome Laura as a valuable new addition to our Scottish litigation team, bringing extensive expertise and an impressive track record to her new role as partner. Her appointment not only enhances our reputation in the Scottish litigation market but will also contribute to the continued growth of our national practice."

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