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Naomi Pryde to head DWF commercial litigation in Scotland
Legal firm DWF has appointed Naomi Pryde as a partner and head of commercial litigation in Scotland.
Ms Pryde, who joins from Dentons UKMEA LLP, brings particular experience in complex contract disputes, property litigations and the recovery of assets under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002. Her work spans English, Scottish and international markets. She joins a team of 20 litigation professionals based in Scotland including the recent arrivals of finance litigation partner Ricky Cannon and recently appointed solicitor advocate (Scotland), associate Neale Tosh.
An elected Council member of the Law Society of Scotland, she represents more than 700 qualified Scottish lawyers in England & Wales. She is a qualified solicitor in three jurisdictions: Scotland, England & Wales and the Republic of Ireland, and is also a solicitor advocate (England & Wales). She was recognised at the 2017 "WeAreTheCity" Rising Star awards for her talent and contribution to the legal industry and in particular her ongoing pro bono work.
Head of Litigation at DWF, Graham Dagnall, commented: "Reforms to litigation in Scotland mean that the market is experiencing the most significant changes in over 100 years. Naomi brings a breadth of cross-border expertise and clientele that will help to continue building DWF's reputation as a leader in the Scottish litigation market, as well as playing a vital role in the wider development of the national practice."