Derek Hamill, Partner, Head of Corporate

Derek Hamill, Partner, Head of Corporate

Mobile: 0797 392 4333
Direct Dial: 0141 530 2022
Email: dhamill@gilsongray.co.uk


Derek is Head of Corporate.

He entered private practice from the legal department of a multi-national defence company.

Derek spent 13 years in Anderson Fyfe LLP (now part of TLT Solicitors), from trainee to Head of Corporate. He then spent three years in the Glasgow office of Young & Partners LLP, heading up the corporate work there.

He is a dual qualified solicitor, being registered with both the English and Scottish legal authorities. This enables him to support clients UK wide no matter where they are based or where they trade.

Derek also has an LLM (Legal Masters) with Distinction in IT and Telecommunications Law. This ensures that, when carrying out general corporate work, IT, IP and competition issues are properly addressed in transactions. His knowledge of digital and IT business needs means he is often enlisted by clients to help plan development as well as advise when difficult situations arise or negotiations are required

Derek has worked on and implemented the legal aspects of information security programmes and procedures (including those compliant with ISO 27000) for SMEs and multi-national companies.

He is also an accredited professional trainer, and carries out training programmes on behalf of a wide range of clients on corporate and commercial law matters.
dhamill@gilsongray.co.uk