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Peter Lawson

Peter Lawson

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Peter is well-known for advising clients on public and private mergers and acquisitions and providing valuable commercial guidance to boards and business owners.

Listed in the Legal 500 Hall of Fame and ranked band 1 in Chambers Legal Directory, he is considered a "rockstar" of the Scottish corporate market (Chambers 2019). Peter is praised for bringing a great balance of calmness, enthusiasm, commerciality and commitment to transactions.

As chairman of Burness Paull, Peter’s focus is on ensuring our clients receive outstanding service and our inclusive culture enables our people to succeed.


Peter Lawson



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Peter Lawson