MacRoberts LLP is delighted to be on board as a core sponsor of the Social Enterprise World Forum (SEWF) in Scotland in 2018. 10 years since the first ever SEWF event in Scotland, CEiS – the founders of SEWF and the organisers of the 2018 events – is set to welcome over 1,000 social enterprise delegates from across the world to Scotland’s capital.
Over the last three years, as a firm we have been involved in the purchase or sale of around 20 different veterinary practices, with deal sizes exceeding £7m throughout the UK. This work came from an initial contact in the industry and then doing a good job on the sale – as a result, we are now getting recommended to owners looking to sell and average one transaction every couple of months. Members of our Corporate team, Alan Kelly, Gary Baines, Hamish Campbell and Bonar Mercer, have been primarily involved in this work.
MacRoberts is delighted to present a donation of £1,700 to the Dundee and Angus ADHD Support Group. The funds, presented by John Macmillan, David Milne and Sarah Pengelly, will be used for outings and activities for the children they support.
This week, two of our IP, Technology & Commercial partners, David Flint and Val Surgenor, are in Atlanta for the American Bar Association (ABA) Business Law Section Cyberspace Law Institute and Winter Working Meeting. They will both be chairing a number of Committees and Task Forces and will be speaking on various topics including Brexit, the GDPR and the e-Privacy Regulation.
As usual, David and Val will be back and forth across the pond throughout the year to attend and speak at various ABA Business Law Section meetings, continuing to raise their and the firm’s profiles internationally.
A huge well done to the brave members of Team MacRoberts who took part in Social Bite’s Sleep in the Park in December. We are absolutely delighted to have raised a fantastic total of £6,681, including Gift Aid, for this brilliant cause. A massive thank you to everyone who donated!
Leading Scottish law firm MacRoberts has been shortlisted for Corporate Deal Team of the Year and Family Law Team of the Year at the Scottish Legal Awards 2018. Corporate Partner, Michael Kelly, has also been named as a finalist for Lawyer of the Year.
David Gourlay will be talking about the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and what steps you need to take to be ready! on 23 January 2018 at Stirling University Innovation Park. For full details and to register, click here.
MacRoberts are thrilled to have been appointed the legal panels of Allied Irish Banks (AIB) and Bank of Scotland, both of which are significant appointments, maintaining our excellent record of panel wins for our Banking & Finance team in recent years.
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