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Based in the SKO offices in Edinburgh, Rachael Kelsey is proud of her ‘good, small jurisdiction’. ‘The majority of interesting work is done by a small number of practitioners, and a small number of cases are litigated, unlike down south,’ she says.
Coronavirus has hit hard, though. ‘We’re having to totally revisit settlement structures because assumptions made in January are no longer relevant,’ says Kelsey.
However, she sees a chance to modernise: ‘There has been a huge acceleration in new ways of working that we have been edging towards. I am now [video-conferencing] with clients who I would habitually have met before and in a matter of weeks we have created a model to allow arbitration over video conference.’