Ross Nicol joins Addleshaw Goddard
Addleshaw Goddard has appointed Ross Nicol as a partner to its commercial team in Scotland.
Mr Nicol, formerly of Dentons, specialises in advising clients on intellectual property, information technology, data privacy and broader commercial contracts matters.
Helena Brown, partner in the commercial team and head of data at Addleshaw Goddard, said: “We are absolutely committed to expanding our commercial practice and attracting someone of Ross’ stature demonstrates Addleshaw Goddard’s standing in the market.
“Ross is a hugely experienced lawyer with a great reputation and is recognised as a leading practitioner in Scotland. He will expand our capacity to support clients here, in the wider UK and internationally.
“As our team grows, we continue to open new doors and see increasing demand from our clients for broader and deeper commercial support.
“Ross will play a key role in developing the commercial team’s work in IP/IT, data, privacy, contracts and outsourcing and work closely with teams across other areas of the firm.”
Mr Nicol said: “I have watched Addleshaw Goddard make a huge impact in the market and I am looking forward to working with the excellent team here to enhance the position of the team in Scotland and beyond.
“The legal landscape is changing, as is the way that we deliver our services for clients and joining a firm ranked among the most innovative firms in Europe was a huge attraction.”