MacRoberts’ strength comes from our relationships and connections. With an extensive network of clients and contacts throughout Scottish and international markets, we understand your sectors and can support your business through our network and local market knowledge.

“MacRoberts are commercially-minded, responsive and cover all bases in terms of expertise. As an English lawyer, I have always found them a very safe pair of hands in terms of navigating some of the differences between English and Scottish law.”

Macfarlanes LLP

Key Areas of Expertise

  • Banking and Finance
    Working with leading English and overseas law firms on the Scottish aspects of larger multi-jurisdictional transactions.
  • Commercial Dispute Resolution
    Highly regarded for our partner-led, law-making, specialist litigation and dispute resolution work.
  • Construction
    Unrivalled connections with all sectors of the Scottish construction industry.
  • Corporate Defence
    Scottish market leader in the defence of corporate criminal prosecutions raised in Scotland by the Crown Office and Prosecutor Fiscal Service.
  • Corporate Finance
    Recognised as one of Scotland’s leading corporate groups, featuring highly in published league tables of advisors.
  • Corporate Recovery
    At the forefront of insolvency law in Scotland for over 30 years.
  • Debt Recovery
    Provides an efficient and cost-effective service which is approachable and down-to-earth at all times.
  • Employment
    Longest established specialist team in Scotland, known for using a practical and effective approach to find solutions for our clients.
  • Energy, Resources & Transport
    One of the strongest teams in Scotland, utilising its strength and experience to best serve clients across a diverse and complex range of legal issues.
  • Individuals & Family
    Highly experienced in dealing with complex pre-nuptial contracts and high-value claims for financial provision on divorce, and dealing with wills, trusts, executries and wealth management
  • IP, Technology & Commercial
    Multi-disciplinary and globally recognised team with extensive international experience.
  • Pensions, Share Schemes & Incentives
    Advise a diverse range of clients across private, public and not-for-profit sectors, from multinational companies to charitable bodies.
  • Projects
    A market leader in the PPP/NPD sector, having advised on projects worth in excess of £4bn
  • Real Estate
    Represent a full spectrum of clients and sectors from major corporations to third sector bodies.
  • Real Estate Finance
    Extensive experience in dealing with both Scottish and multi-jurisdictional transactions for UK and international funders and borrowers.

Working Together in Partnership

What you can expect when working with us

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Clients we currently work with:

  • All Saints
  • Barclays Bank
  • BDL Hotels
  • Breedon Aggregates
  • Carillion
  • Chivas Brothers
  • City of Edinburgh Council
  • HSBC
  • IDOX plc
  • Johnston Press
  • Lloyds Banking Group
  • NHS Lothian
  • Oliver Bonas
  • Scottish Government
  • Scottish Power
  • Vascutek
  • Wm Morrison Supermarkets

Key contacts

Roddy Maclennan

Partner, Banking & Finance

Nick Jones

Partner, Energy & Natural Resources

Gillian Craig

Partner, Commercial Dispute Resolution

Jacqueline Stroud

Partner, Family Law

Craig Bradshaw

Partner, Construction

Carole McAlpine-Scott

Partner, Private Client

John McGovern

Consultant, Corporate Defence

Euan Duncan

Partner, IP, Technology & Commercial

Alan Kelly

Partner, Corporate Finance

Martyn Shaw

Partner, Pensions & Share Schemes

Neil Kennedy

Partner, Corporate Finance

Duncan Osler

Partner, Projects

Leon Breakey

Partner, Debt Recovery

Kelsey Gibson

Partner, Real Estate

Katy Wedderburn

Partner, Employment

Lisa Frost

Partner, Real Estate Finance

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