Job: 
Partner
Location: 
Edinburgh
Direct line: 
+44 (0)131 656 0248
Email: 
julian.voge@brodies.com
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Julian is an experienced corporate and commercial lawyer and has been a partner at Brodies for 30 years. His practice includes share purchases and sales, refinancing, equity investment, contracts and structures using Scottish partnerships.

Some work highlights include:

  • the purchase of the Quartermile Development in Edinburgh;
  • advice to Marine Harvest on the divestment of their integrated farming operations on the Shetland and Orkney Islands;
  • advice to Brodies’ long term client (Enterprise Rent-a-Car) on its purchase of the Burnt Tree Group;
  • advice to Stemcor on the sale of Barclay and Mathieson;
  • acting as Commercial Court reporter on both the takeover of Wolfson Microelectronics and the takeover of Optos plc;
  • acting as Commercial Court reporter on the Scottish aspects of the transfer of the insurance policies of certain Scottish Widows Group companies into Clerical Medical Investment Group Ltd;
  • acting as Commercial Court reporter on the takeover of Aberdeen Asset Management PLC by Standard Life plc;
  • being part of the Brodies team advising Abellio on their successful bid for the ScotRail franchise;
  • acting for the shareholders of Arthur McKay on its sale to Servest
  • acting for the shareholders of Portland Hotels on its sale to Leonardo Hotels

Julian is identified as a leading individual for corporate finance and franchising by Chambers & Partners and for corporate and commercial by The Legal 500.


Julian is highly regarded for his "combination of technical excellence and pragmatism" in relation to corporate and commercial matters.

Clients describe Julian Voge as "superb to work with." One impressed source says: "His deep knowledge in franchising and leases makes my job easy as I never have a moment's concern."

Chambers & Partners 2016