Companies are increasingly looking overseas for new suppliers who can offer competitive pricing on raw materials, components and general business consumables. When you take into account language barriers and different ways of doing business it is inevitable that things go wrong and the supply chain can come under threat. So what steps should companies looking for new suppliers take to make sure they get it right?...
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Ruth is managing partner for our firm. Ruth is a highly experienced litigator specialising in all areas of commercial dispute resolution, with a particular expertise in construction law. She advises clients in the successful resolution of litigation, conducted both in the Court of Session and the Sheriff Courts. Qualified with a Masters in Construction Law at Strathclyde University, Ruth guides all parties, from developers and consultants to contractors and subcontractors, through the complex drafting and negotiating processes involved in construction and engineering projects. This includes construction contracts, appointments, sub contracts and collateral warranties. Ruth also represents clients in disputed construction contracts and Alternative Dispute Resolution, including adjudication, arbitration and mediation, and is a member of the Adjudication Society. She is a pragmatic business lawyer who focuses on sound practical and commercial advice.
We know and understand that no-one – whatever the size of their business – wants the inconvenience, lost management time, and expense of pursuing litigation. We also realise that improving cash-flow without the need for expensive litigation is “pure” profit for any business....