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Arbitration Lawyer at WJM Gains Prestigious Fellowship

Posted: 26th January 2018

26th January, 2018 – Liam Entwistle, a partner at Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie LLP (WJM) has been appointed a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

 

Liam is a highly experienced dispute resolution and employment lawyer. For his entire career he has specialised in dispute resolution, assisting private individuals resolve conflicts through negotiation, mediation and arbitration, as a preferred means of avoiding potentially expensive and lengthy court cases and tribunals.

 

Fellowship of the Chartered Institute of Arbitration (CIArb) is the highest grade of membership of the most-recognised organisation of its kind in the world.

 

Commenting Liam said, “I am extremely honoured to receive the recognition of a Fellowship in the CIArb. The Chartered Institute is second to none in terms of its promotion of arbitration and other alternative dispute resolution worldwide. At home, the Scottish Branch has done some incredible things in the past few years to influence and change the dispute resolution scene in Scotland for better.”

 

Fraser Gillies, Managing Partner at WJM added: “This Fellowship is recognition of Liam’s skill, commitment and the culmination of a great deal of hard work. It also demonstrates the continuing aim of our Firm to provide alternative means of dispute resolution to our Clients to find the solutions that best fit their needs.”

 

Liam is also an Accredited Workplace Mediator and Member of the Law Society of Scotland Employment Law Group.

 

WJM has 28 partners, 56 fee earners and 52 employees across its four offices in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Inverness and Dunblane.

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