Richard Aird is an Advocate and qualified Barrister engaged in the general area of Commercial law and Cross Border Litigation.
Before being called to the English Bar, Richard followed a career in the City. Richard is Contributing Editor of one of the leading textbooks on those fields: Commercial Litigation: Pre- Emptive Remedies. He was also co- author of The Scots Dimension to Cross Border Litigation, one of the first modern text books in this area. He is regularly invited to speak at and chair Conferences .
Richard Aird whose practice includes arbitrations, insolvency, directors liabilities and guarantees is described in recent editions of Legal 500 as follows; ‘a very experienced and extremely competent advocate, with great commercial ability’. Legal 500 also notes Richard has ‘a wealth of experience in company and insolvency litigation’, and is praised for his ‘mature legal understanding combined with great personal energy, persistence and optimism’.