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Axiom launches website at official launch party

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Axiom launches website at official launch party

29 June 2007

Axiom Advocates entertained over 100 of Scotland's leading legal professionals at its official launch party at Our Dynamic Earth last night (28th June 2007), using the occasion to highlight the launch of its website.

The website marks further progress for the group which opened for business back in April with many of Scotland's top advocates specialising in commercial and public law.

The website ( is instructive beyond a list of members, providing clear and useful information needed by solicitors and professional organisations to make informed choices.

Martin Richardson, an advocate with Axiom, who has spearheaded the website's development said,

"The development of the website has been driven by a genuine desire to provide meaningful and useful information to all legal professionals and others interested in instructing Counsel. Using the website, advocates can be identified both on the basis of level and type of experience. We've included detailed CVs and links to cases in which counsel have been involved. There are also pages detailing practice matters and an FAQs page to increase the level of understanding and confidence in instructing the right advocate.

"A lot of what has been included online has been shaped by feedback from solicitors."

Notes to Editors:
• Axiom Advocates comprises: James McNeill QC, Heriot Currie QC, Richard Keen QC, J. Gordon Reid QC, Paul Cullen QC, Gerry Moynihan QC, Iain Ferguson QC, David Johnston QC, James Wolffe, Ruth Crawford, Sarah Wolffe, Alistair Clark, Jonathan Lake, James Mure, Mark Lindsay, Anna Poole, Sean Smith, Alastair Duncan, Kenny McBrearty, Garry Borland, Roisin Higgins, Gavin Walker, Morag Ross, Jonathan Barne, Almira Delibegovi?-Broome, Martin Richardson, Paul O'Brien, Christopher Wilson, Euan Duthie
• Christine Ferguson and Lesley Flynn are Axiom Advocates' Practice Managers.
• Axiom Advocates opened for business on 23rd April 2007 and was the first 'devolved stable' to offer specialist expertise in clearly defined practice areas, in this case commercial and public law.

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29th June 2007