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Maggie Moodie

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Chairman
0131 247 1019

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Moodie, Maggie

Overview

Maggie is our Chairman and a partner in our litigation division and has specialised in commercial litigation, debt recovery and insolvency matters since she qualified in 1992.

An experienced commercial litigator, she deals with complex, high value cases in the Court of Session and Sheriff Courts and in appeals in the Supreme Court.

Maggie manages our debt recovery team which acts for major organisations in the private and public sector.  She is client relations manager for some of our key debt recovery clients and regularly provides training on debt and litigation to our clients.  

Areas of expertise:

Business

Maggie is a partner in our litigation division.  She has specialised in commercial litigation since qualifying in 1992 and has a particular interest in commercial disputes, banking and finance, debt recovery and insolvency.

Maggie is an experienced commercial litigator, dealing with complex, high value cases in the Court of Session and Sheriff Courts and in appeals to the Supreme Court.

Maggie is the main point of contact for dispute resolution for some of our major banking clients and has been instructed in major banking cases including the Scottish aspects of the OFT's bank charges cases.

Maggie manages our debt recovery team which acts for major lending institutions and other commercial organisations. She is client relations manager for some of our key recoveries clients and regularly provides training to them on best practice.

Public Sector

Maggie leads our public sector team which, with over 80 public sector specialists, is one of the largest in Scotland.

Maggie has significant experience of managing large scale public sector contracts and appreciates the importance of high level relationship management.

She is client relations partner for some of our key public sector clients including the Scottish Government and SEPA and is the main point of contact for debt recovery work for clients such as the City of Edinburgh Council, the Ministry of Defence and the Student Awards Agency Scotland.

With ever increasing constraints on the public purse, Maggie works with our public sector clients to ensure that we deliver best value and demonstrable added value through training and secondments.  She and her team also work with our public sector clients to help create new more efficient recovery services and bespoke reporting for volume work, tailored to provide the clients with the information they need.

What our clients and peers say

Maggie Moodie has particular expertise in consumer credit matters and has a thriving debt recovery practice. According to sources, she blends a "tenacious and determined" approach with being "a very accessible person and very responsive to clients."

- Chambers & Partners

The "excellent" Maggie Moodie … has a strong reputation for her wide practice, winning recognition for her insolvency work. Peers describe her as a "tough negotiator and robust litigator."

- Chambers & Partners

Maggie Moodie is "clear", "concise", "formidable" and a pleasure to deal with.

- Legal 500

"very good client management skills, and a good feeling for the practical issues involved." "born negotiator."

- Legal 500

"tactical and sensible with good judgement."

- Chambers & Partners

Maggie Moodie offers core expertise in commercial and banking litigation and debt recovery cases. She is held in high regard by her peers in the market who note her prowess in insolvency matters.

- Chambers & Partners 2016

Maggie Moodie … undertakes a variety of cases, including banking disputes and debt recovery matters. She is highly regarded by clients who say "she is a delight to work with. She is very friendly and makes everything straightforward. She deals with the problem which is what you want."

- Chambers & Partners 2016

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