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Corporate Finance

Corporate Finance

Chris Gotts

We are proud to be a market leader and have recently been named as the top law firm for corporate dealmaking in Scotland by Business Insider for the third year running.  2017 was a record-breaking year for us, advising on 296 transactions with a total value of £42.8 billion.

We are ranked Band 1 in both Chambers UK and Legal 500 and recognised for our strength in depth.  With 12 partners, and a complete team of over 50 corporate finance lawyers, we have the ability to execute complex major deals at short notice.

Our team advises on public and private M&A, equity investments, joint ventures, capital markets and corporate restructuring projects, as well as undertaking general corporate advisory work.  Clients range from financial services institutions to multinational corporations, private equity investors, owner managed businesses, high growth companies and management teams.  Our sector expertise covers all of Corporate Scotland, with notable strength in oil & gas, energy and renewables, financial services, private equity, food & drink and technology. 

An increasing proportion of our transactions have an international dimension, including working with clients on their global expansion strategies and advising international clients on M&A in the UK.

We work hard and we enjoy what we do, which is a powerful combination.  We focus on the points that matter, delivering a consistently excellent service which is responsive, pragmatic and equal to the best City firms.