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Gavin Deeprose

Senior Professional Support Lawyer

Gavin provides professional support to our Litigation & Regulatory practice across a diverse range of subject areas including commercial, property and regulatory disputes. He trains lawyers and clients on legal developments, creates and maintains litigation and other proformas for use and regularly authors subject matter articles for publication on the firm's website, newspapers, journals and online platforms. Gavin also works on global projects to enhance the quality of client service. 

Gavin has a keen interest in pro bono work, and is the Pro Bono representative for DLA Piper's Scotland office.

Professional QualificationsAdmitted as a Solicitor with the Law Society of Scotland
  •        Glasgow Graduate School of Law,  LLM Human Rights Law, 2008

  •       University of Glasgow, Diploma in Legal Practice, 1999

  • The College of Law, York, Legal Practice Course, 1996


    University of Northumbria, Newcastle, CPE, 1995


    University of Glasgow, LLB (Hons), 1993


Pro Bono

Gavin has a keen interest in pro bono work and is one of the Bono Co-ordinators for DLA Piper's Edinburgh office.

Publications and media

Gavin authors various practice notes for Lexis PSL’s Scottish Property Disputes platform. 

Prior Experience

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. 

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Law Society of Scotland
  • Notary Public
  • Scottish Association of Litigation Support Lawyers
  • Member of Lexis Nexis Scottish Panel of Experts for Property Disputes