TC Young unveils promotions in social housing team



Alastair McKendrick, Lauren Little, Catherine McQuarrie
Pictured (l-r): Alastair McKendrick, Lauren Little, Catherine McQuarrie

Law firm TC Young has announced a number of promotions in its Social Housing Department.

Alastair McKendrick and Lauren Little have been promoted to partner with Catherine McQuarrie promoted to associate.

Alastair will continue to lead the housing litigation department in the Edinburgh office. He manages a wide variety of cases including construction, contract and property disputes, together with all aspects of housing law for Registered Social Landlords, letting agents and private landlords. In addition, he handles all types of Court of Session actions and as a result liaises with counsel regularly. He is also the lead for data protection matters.

Lauren is now the lead partner for finance, procurement and commercial matters. She has extensive experience in negotiating commercial contracts on behalf of clients for a variety of goods, supplies and services. Lauren has experience in the interpretation of the procurement regulations as they relate to the specific contract requirements within the Registered Social Landlord sector. Lauren also leads on construction and corporate law matters.

Catherine has extensive experience in debt recovery, housing law, evictions, repossessions and sequestration for both Registered Social Landlords and the private rented sector. She regularly appears in sheriff courts throughout Scotland and is skilled in both negotiating settlements and conducting contested litigation.

Andrew Cowan, managing partner at TC Young, said: “Alastair, Lauren and Catherine are extremely valued members of the firm and each has made a significant contribution to the growth of their departments. This is a really exciting time for TC Young and these promotions ensure that we will continue to grow and develop the wide range of legal services that we are able to provide our clients in the housing and private client sectors.”

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