Gavin Deeprose#1196

Gavin Deeprose

Gavin is a Senior Professional Support Lawyer in DLA Piper's Litigation & Regulatory Group. He provides technical support to legal professionals within the Group across a diverse range of subject areas including property, commercial and regulatory disputes. He monitors, updates and trains lawyers and clients on relevant legal and regulatory developments, creates and maintains litigation and other styles for use within the Group and produces articles and client bulletins for publication on the firm's website and newspapers, journals and online platforms. He also works on global projects to enhance the quality of client service. Prior to becoming a professional support lawyer Gavin gained substantial experience as practitioner, working at two major Scottish firms. He is an experienced litigator specialising in commercial disputes, including property related claims, corporate debt recovery and repossessions, and insurance litigation, acting for many prominent companies and financial institutions. Gavin is a member of the Association of Litigation PSLs. He has a keen interest in pro bono work and is the Pro Bono Co-ordinator for DLA Piper's Edinburgh office.
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Bringing a residential tenancy to an end in Scotland
Bringing a residential tenancy to an end in Scotland
Practice notes

This Practice Note considers the methods of bringing a private sector residential tenancy to an end in Scotland both in respect of those entered into before and after 1 December 2017. Different methods apply in relation to social housing which are not covered within the scope of this Practice Note.

Commercial property rent review disputes—Scotland
Commercial property rent review disputes—Scotland
Practice notes

This Practice Note provides an overview of rent review clauses in commercial leases and their operation. It also provides an outline of the procedures used for settling rent review disputes by way of arbitration or expert determination.

Commercial property service charge disputes—Scotland
Commercial property service charge disputes—Scotland
Practice notes

This Practice Note considers the issues arising in commercial service charge disputes in Scotland. It does not consider disputes with factors or service charge in the residential context.

Eligibility and selection in public procurement—exclusion criteria
Eligibility and selection in public procurement—exclusion criteria
Practice notes

This Practice Note is the first of two Practice Notes summarising the law in relation to assessing eligibility to participate in a public procurement process under the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. It examines the mandatory grounds for exclusion as well as the discretionary grounds, including exclusion for past poor performance and also the provisions for avoid exclusion via ‘self-cleaning’ measures.

Eligibility and selection in public procurement—selection criteria
Eligibility and selection in public procurement—selection criteria
Practice notes

This Practice Note is the second of two Practice Notes summarising the law in relation to assessing eligibility to participate a public procurement process under the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. It examines selection criteria that may be adopted, the means of proof, how clarification may be sought for incomplete, erroneous and/or missing information and how the number of eligible bidders invited to tender may be limited. This Practice Note concludes with a checklist of the key considerations for assessing eligibility.

Irritancy in commercial leases—Scotland
Irritancy in commercial leases—Scotland
Practice notes

This Practice Note considers the law of irritancy in the context of commercial leases in Scotland. In particular, it considers the differences between legal and conventional irritancies, irritancy procedure, defences and the effect of irritancy on sub-leases and charge-holders.

Lease break option disputes—Scotland
Lease break option disputes—Scotland
Practice notes

This Practice Note considers break notices in the context of commercial leases in Scotland and in particular mandatory requirements, errors in expression, the identities of parties, service and the withdrawal of break notices. The Note does not cover break notices in agricultural leases.

Recovering rent, arrears and rates considerations in Scotland
Recovering rent, arrears and rates considerations in Scotland
Practice notes

This Practice Note considers rent and how to recover rent arrears in commercial lettings in Scotland. It also considers the basic principles of non-domestic rates.

Remedies in landlord and tenant disputes—Scotland
Remedies in landlord and tenant disputes—Scotland
Practice notes

This Practice Note considers the main judicial and non-judicial remedies in the context of landlord and tenant disputes in Scotland, namely interdict, specific implement, payment action, damages action, recission, retention of rent, irritancy, hypothec and action for recovery of heritable property. The Note does not cover remedies in relation to agricultural leases.

Practice Area

Panel

  • Scottish Panel

Qualified Year

  • 2001

Membership

  • Law Society of Scotland
  • Association of Litigation Professional Support Lawyers

Education

  • LLB (Hons), University of Glasgow
  • CPE, University of Northumbria, Newcastle
  • Legal Practice Course, The College of Law, York
  • Diploma in Legal Practice, University of Glasgow
  • LLM in Human Rights Law, University of Strathclyde

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