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Ursula Currie

Associate

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Ursula is an Associate in the Litigation team. 

Ursula specialises in commercial and property litigation and advises on a wide range of disputes including landlord/tenant, access rights, variation and discharge of title conditions, breach of contract, interdict, and procurement. She has experience of conducting litigation in the Sheriff Courts, Court of Session and the Supreme Court.

Business expertise

Ursula advises businesses on a range of commercial disputes, including breach of contract, landlord and tenant disputes, access disputes, and interdict.

Ursula also advises on planning matters and compulsory purchase, with a particular focus on the contentious side. She has acted in a number of judicial reviews, statutory appeals, inquiries, hearings and Lands Tribunal applications.  She also advises on strategic planning issues.

Ursula is is recommended for Real Estate Litigation and highly regarded for Commercial Litigation by Legal 500 2018/19 and an Associate to Watch by Chambers and Partners in Planning and Property Litigation.

Commercial Real Estate expertise

Ursula regularly advises on property disputes including landlord and tenant disputes, access disputes, breach of lease or missives, common property, and variation and discharge of title conditions.

She also advises on planning matters and compulsory purchase, with a particular focus on the contentious side. She advises on contentious aspects of planning applications, and has acted for clients in a number of public inquiries. 

She is also experienced in judicial challenges to planning permissions, planning agreements, local development plans, and planning policies, including acting in an appeal to the Supreme Court. 

Ursula works closely with commercial real estate colleagues in respect of property litigation and planning issues arising out of real estate transactions.

Public Sector expertise

Ursula acts for public sector clients in a range of matters including advising on planning and compulsory purchase matters.  She is experienced in acting in judicial reviews, statutory appeals, inquiries, hearings and Lands Tribunal applications.

She also represents local authority clients in licensing appeals under the Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982.

Ursula is also experienced in representing public sector clients in high profile procurement challenges under the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2012.

What our clients and peers say: 

Sources describe her as "very thorough and very good to deal with."

Chambers and Partners 2019

Associate Ursula Currie is recommended for Real Estate Litigation by Legal 500 2018/19.

Legal 500 2018/19
Legal 500 Recommended Lawyer

Associate Ursula Currie is highly regarded for Commercial Litigation in Legal 500 2018/19.

Legal 500 2018/19

She is very efficient and very well organised.

Chambers and Partners 2020
Chamber 2020

Recent Content by Ursula Currie

1 Sep 2020

Limitations on Servitudes of Access

The recent Inner House decision in Ruddiman v Hawthorne and others [2020] CSIH 46 considered limitations on servitudes of access.  Servitudes of...
Blog
Ursula Currie
21 Jul 2020

Planning permission, section 42 applications and fees - does the fee cap still apply?

Many large mixed use developments take a long time to be fully completed, and often progress in a number of phases.  At the outset, planning...
Blog
Ursula Currie
4 Mar 2019

Aberdeen City Council Sees Off Challenge to new Aberdeen Football Club Stadium

Aberdeen City Council has successfully defended a challenge to their decision to grant planning permission for a new Aberdeen Football Club stadium...
Article
Ursula Currie

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