Three return to law firm Anderson Strathern
Anderson Strathern has continued its pattern of growth in 2015 by hiring Sarah Phillips, Lesley Johnston and Stuart Bevan as part of the firm’s strategy for growth in the commercial, insurance and health & safety sectors.
Commercial litigation partner Jonathan Guy was appointed as head of the insurance and health & safety unit.
Ms Phillips returns to the firm from a period at Weightman’s. She is as a senior associate in the insurance and health & safety unit. She has more than 17 years experience as a defender litigator including in motor, employer and public liability, property damage, disease and fraud cases and has particular expertise in fatal accident inquiries.
Ms Johnston, who trained and qualified with Anderson Strathern, returns as an associate having completed a two year appointment as the law clerk to the Lord President of the Court of Session. Ms Johnston will work across the range of commercial litigation team with a focus on health and safety focused and incorporating professional negligence, defamation, intellectual property, regulatory work, contentious executries and licensing. She is also a tutor in delictual liability and family law at the University of Edinburgh.
Mr Bevan also trained and qualified with Anderson Strathern and returns to the team as a solicitor. He will concentrate on insurance defender litigation and working on fatal accident inquiries.