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John MacKenzie

Partner
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Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP

Edinburgh, Scotland
    Local Time: Tuesday 08:11

Practice Expertise

  • Commercial Dispute Resolution
  • Commercial Disputes and Regulation
  • Debt Recovery
  • Funded Disputes

Areas of Practice

  • Commercial Dispute Resolution
  • Commercial Disputes and Regulation
  • Debt Recovery
  • Funded Disputes
  • Intellectual Property
  • Planning and Environment
  • Professional Negligence
  • Public Law
  • Scots Counsel Dispute Resolution
  • Solicitor Advocates
  • Technology, Media and Telecoms
  • Trade marks
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Profile

An experienced solicitor advocate, John deals with a range of commercial litigation and has particular expertise in intellectual property and IT matters. He has rights of audience before the Scottish and English courts, appearing regularly before the Court of Session and the Scottish Appeal Court, and is one of the few solicitor advocates to have appeared before the General Court of the Court of Justice of the European Union. 

John advises on IP infringement issues and in particular online brand protection for clients from a variety of sectors, UK-wide, including energy and utilities, banking, IT and manufacturing. He has considerable experience in leading and managing high value claims backed by third party litigation funders. He sits on the Lord President's Consultative Committee on Commercial Actions. He is also vice-Chair of the ADR Committee of the International Trademark Association.

Admitted in Scotland and England and Wales.

Areas of Practice

  • Commercial Dispute Resolution
  • Commercial Disputes and Regulation
  • Debt Recovery
  • Funded Disputes
  • Intellectual Property
  • Planning and Environment
  • Professional Negligence
  • Public Law
  • Scots Counsel Dispute Resolution
  • Solicitor Advocates
  • Technology, Media and Telecoms
  • Trade marks

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