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Stuart Murdoch


Stuart Murdoch is a regulatory, ESG and disputes lawyer with a particular focus in the financial services sector. He supports clients globally and has recently worked on matters involving more than 40 jurisdictions. 

Stuart previously worked at a global bank and now acts for clients spanning life and pensions, asset management, funds, retail and corporate banking, FinTech, general insurance, private equity and professional services. He provides a full spectrum of regulatory advice from conduct, compliance and ESG through to enforcement and remediation.

Stuart co-leads the International Financial Services Disputes and International Funds ESG workstreams at DLA Piper.  He is a qualified solicitor advocate and mediator and maintains an outstanding track record in the courts of England, Wales and Scotland where litigation proves necessary. 

  • English
  • University of Glasgow and University of British Columbia – LLB (Hons)
  • University of Glasgow – Diploma in Legal Practice


  • Law Society of Scotland In-house Rising Star of the Year - 2013

Professional Qualifications

  • Qualified Lawyers Transfer Scheme – English Law
  • Solicitor Advocate – Scotland
  • Certified Mediator – Core Solutions