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Mr. Scott Cruickshank
Mr. Scott Cruickshank
Lennox Paton


Scott is the Managing Partner and Head of Litigation of the British Virgin Islands office of Lennox Paton. He has considerable experience in areas such as shareholder disputes, insolvency, fraud and asset tracing, trust litigation, and corporate and commercial disputes generally. Scott studied Law at the University of Glasgow in Scotland where he graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) (with Honours in Commercial Law) in 1995, and a Diploma in Legal Practice (Dip.LP) in 1996. Prior to February 2008, Scott was a practising Barrister at the Scottish Bar where he built up a sizeable and successful practice as a commercial litigator. In February 2008, Scott relocated to the BVI where he worked initially with another leading offshore firm prior to joining Lennox Paton. Scott routinely works with large city law firms, financial institutions and corporate and commercial clients based throughout the world with respect to large multi-jurisdictional disputes and transactions. He has considerable courtroom experience matched with an acute commercial acumen. In addition to corporate and commercial litigation, Scott also has a wide experience of ADR procedures such as arbitration and mediation. Scott is a member of INSOL International, the Recovery and Insolvency Specialists Association in the BVI, and the BVI Bar Association. He also remains a non-practising member of the Faculty of Advocates in Scotland. Practice Areas: Litigation, Insolvency and Restructuring, Corporate and Commercial, Trusts and Foundations Admitted in: Scotland, UK (not practising) 1998 British Virgin Islands 2008