Gordon serves by invitation on several decision-making bodies central to the Scottish Legal System including the Scottish Civil Justice Council Personal Injury Committee, and the Law Society of Scotland's Civil Justice Committee. He is a member of the Forum of Insurance Lawyers (FOIL) and the International Bar Association (IBA).
Managing Partner for Scotland between 2012-2017.
Gordon has been ranked Band 1 by Chambers 2019 in the Category of Personal Injury Defendant. One impressed source notes that "Gordon Keyden stands out as being somebody who is particularly clued up." Another recognises him as being "well connected". Also, he has been lauded as a "Recommended Lawyer" in the Legal 500 for Commercial Litigation.
Gordon offers expertise in commercial dispute resolution, health & safety and technical claims management. His diverse caseload ranges from catastrophic and high-value claims through fatal accident injuries and occupational disease matters to employers liability and motor cases. He is a recognised expert in claims management and insurance law.
Former Managing Partner for Scotland
A partner for 40 years
Member of Scottish Civil Justice Councils Reference Group considering compulsory Pre-Action Protocols for Scotland, and the rules relating to the introduction of Qualified One-way Costs Shifting (QOCS).
Leading the team representing insured client company being prosecuted in connection with the Legionella outbreak in Edinburgh in 2012.
Insurance & Reinsurance
Regulatory & Investigations