Keith Anderson, Partner, Litigation

Keith Anderson, Partner, Litigation

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Keith Anderson is a Partner in our Litigation Team. Originally from Glasgow, Keith moved north and was educated at the University of Aberdeen, before qualifying and practising in the Granite City.

Keith has developed a practice in contentious insolvency and was most recently instructed by the Joint Administrators of Heart of Midlothian plc where he was the sole advisor on all insolvency and contentious matters. He is currently engaged by a number of insolvency practitioners both north and south of the border and also assists distressed businesses prior to any insolvency appointment, in an effort to restructure the company without the need for an insolvency event.

He also has experience in contentious commercial matters, including contractual disputes, property related disputes, landlord & tenancy, and acting for heritable creditors enforcing standard securities. Keith’s contentious case load is primarily in the Commercial Courts in both the Sheriff Court and Court of Session. He also has special interest acting within the sport sector.

Recent Instructions:

• Instructed by the Joint Administrators of Heart of Midlothian plc, advising on all insolvency matters including the effect of the principal shareholder and creditor’s own insolvency in a foreign jurisdiction.

• Seconded as acting inhouse Legal Counsel for Rangers International Football Club plc.

• Acting in a s. 1 petition in terms of the Administration of Justice (Scotland) Act with regard to a dispute being litigated in the Dubai International Arbitration Centre.

• On the instruction of an insolvency practitioner, successfully opposing a petition to reduce a trust deed.