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Kenneth Carruthers


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Ken is a commercial litigator and member of our Planning team, based in our Edinburgh office.

Commercial Real Estate expertise

He has over 20 years’ experience in resolving commercial disputes. His particular focus is on planning, property, CPO, procurement  and development related disputes, and professional indemnity claims involving property professionals. He has advised a broad cross-section of private and public sector clients (including British Land, Standard Life, Land Securities, Tesco Stores Limited, National Grid, Peel Energy, Miller Developments, NHS, BAM Developments and West Lothian and Stirling

He appears frequently in public inquiries and litigates regularly in all Scottish courts and tribunals. He has taken four cases to the Supreme Court. As well as a lawyer, he is a qualified planner and retains Royal Town Planning Institute membership. He is regularly rated as a leading individual in the main directories.

What our clients and peers say: 

Sources describe him as "very practical and solution-focused."

- Chambers and Partners 2019

Recent Content by Kenneth Carruthers

23 Sep 2019

Collateral Warranties & Prescription

In Scotland the Prescription and Limitation (Scotland) Act 1973 provides that the statutory time limit for expiry of obligations arising from a...
Helen Bain, Kenneth Carruthers
10 Jul 2014

Morton Fraser welcomes new team members

In June we welcomed Elspeth Carson, Kenneth Carruthers, David Stewart, Mark Colquhoun and Ursula Currie to Morton Fraser's Real Estate and Litigation...
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Elspeth Carson, Kenneth Carruthers