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Neil Kennedy

Managing Partner, Management Board
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As Managing Partner, Neil is responsible for the day-to-day management and strategic direction of the firm across its three offices in Glasgow, Edinburgh and Dundee. Neil’s priority is to ensure his colleagues are equipped with the support they need to grow MacRoberts and to continue to secure the best outcomes they can for their clients. He is committed to open and fair communication with everyone and making sure that every team member is able to contribute to the business plans for growth and success.

Prior to becoming Managing Partner, Neil was Head of the Corporate Finance team and is a widely respected corporate lawyer across the Scottish legal market. With over 20 years’ experience of looking after clients, Neil takes pride in getting to know and communicating with our clients – ensuring they experience the best possible service with the best possible outcomes.

  • "He is a fantastically calm and experienced lawyer whose advice has been of true value to me."

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession
  • "He is very easy to work with and very efficient in his dealings."

    Client
  • "We received outstanding service from MacRoberts. Neil and his team worked tirelessly on our behalf and we couldn't have asked for better counsel."

    Client
  • "Always gives level-headed and empathetic advice."

    Chambers Legal Guide to the Legal Profession
  • "Smart, commercial and practical."

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession

123 Corporate Deals

Over the past year, our Corporate Finance team has been involved in over 123 corporate deals, as the deals market in Scotland continues to thrive.

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