Iain is qualified as a solicitor in Scotland and in England & Wales and he works from our Newcastle office. He specialises in all aspects of corporate law, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, shareholders’ agreements and intra-group re-organisations. He has gained this experience working for a wide range of clients from entrepreneur start-up businesses to listed plc’s.
Iain has extensive experience advising private and public sector clients to set up corporate joint ventures. Iain regularly provides advice on joint venture structuring and the appropriate corporate vehicles to use. In particular, Iain has acted on a variety of real estate joint ventures. Further, his experience includes acting for joint venture partners at the end of the joint venture and he has advised clients who are acquiring 100% of the entity and those who are exiting.
As an experienced solicitor leading on mergers and acquisitions, Iain’s skills include project managing of multi-disciplinary teams across the firm to co-ordinate dataroom due diligence exercises and drafting and negotiation all the documents required for a successful sale and purchase.