Dual qualified in Scots and English law
Liam is a highly experienced commercial lawyer whose practice covers corporate and commercial work with a particular focus on the technology, gambling and education sectors. His practice is a mix of advisory work, commercial transactions and dispute resolution.
Liam joined Thorntons in 2010 from Dundas & Wilson (now CMS) having previously worked in London for leading media firm Harbottle & Lewis.
Clients value Liam’s straightforward and pragmatic approach and he is currently listed in Legal 500 as one of Scotland’s leading TMT lawyers where clients report that he is ‘incredibly bright and direct’.
Liam McMonagle's Blog Entries
Legal 500 2018
Legal 500 describe Liam as "thoroughly professional" and "thorough and pragmatic"
Chambers & Partners 2020
Liam McMonagle handles commercial and contentious IP matters concerning all core rights. A client says: "He's very pragmatic, with detailed knowledge of the issues and a lot of experience."
Legal 500 2029
Liam McMonagle is very pragmatic and knowledgeable, and is able to respond within tight timescales.
Chambers & Partners 2021
We value his advice, which is detailed, pragmatic and timely. Liam is collaborative and insightful with regard to tactics and overall strategy.
Legal 500 2020
Liam McMonagle has the ability to focus on key areas, offer potential solutions, and respond within demanding timescales.