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CMS - Edinburgh
  • 101 George Street
  • Edinburgh
  • City of Edinburgh
  • UK
  • EH2 3ES
  • Managing Partners Allan Wernham & Caryn Penley
  • Chairman Laurence Ward
  • Number of partners 74
  • Number of fee-earners (excluding partners)  301
  • Total Staff 549

THE FIRM Dundas & Wilson is a national commercial law firm which is client centric in everything it does. They deliver value to their clients through their sector led approach and expertise. Dundas & Wilson is independently recognised for its unquestionable commitment to client service and for building long term sustainable client relationships.
Client Centric: They act ‘client first’ not only in the content of their advice, but how they deliver it. Their specialists work together as one client team to provide a wide range of legal services. Through this integrated approach, their clients see their team as an extension of their own team. They pride themselves on the continued development of long-term sustainable client relationships.
Value: Their reputation is built on providing legal advice of the highest quality. Quality to them is more than just technical excellence; it is about their continued commitment to go above and beyond in everything they do.
Sector led: They understand the business environment of all their clients. Their in-depth knowledge and understanding comes from working with clients in their sector.They are highly regarded for their legal and business expertise in the financial services, energy and infrastructure, real estate and government and public sectors.

PRINCIPAL AREAS OF WORK Dundas & Wilson provides a full range of commercial legal services. They also represent many household names in commerce and industry. Last year’s Chambers UK awarded Dundas & Wilson top ranking in 19 specialist areas.

  • Banking & Financial Services Caryn Penley, Ted Harrison
  • Construction & 
  • Corporate Wendy Colquhoun
  • Corporate Recovery David Gibson, Sian Aitken 
  • Dispute Resolution Colin Hutton
  • Employment Eilidh Wiseman
  • Energy David McGowan
  • Environment Mark Brumwell
  • EU & Competition Graeme Young
  • Funds Colin Lawrie
  • Government & Public Sector Michael McAuley
  • IT/IP/Outsourcing Laurence Ward
  • Pensions Alistair Hill
  • Planning Ann Faulds, Stephen McNaught
  • Projects Michael McAuley
  • Property Iain Lindsay, Paul Carter
  • Property Litigation Andrew Walker
  • Property Finance Kenneth Maxwell
  • Public Law Ann Faulds
  • Public Procurement Graeme Young
  • Tax Jim Hillan
  • Transportation Ann Faulds, Trudi Craggs 


  • Saltire Court,
  • 20 Castle Terrace,
  • Edinburgh,
  • City of Edinburgh
  • UK
  • EH1 2EN
  • Tel +44(0) 131 228 8000
  • Fax +44(0) 131 228 8888
  • DX Legal Post: LP2 EDINBURGH 6
  • Email : dw-enquiries@dundas-wilson.com
  • 191 West George Street,
  • Glasgow,
  • Glasgow City
  • UK
  • G2 2LD
  • Tel (0141) 222 2200
  • Fax (0141) 222 2201
  • DX Legal Post: LP1, GLASGOW 8
  • Email : dw-enquiries@dundas-wilson.com