Ken MacDonald
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Ken is one of Aberdeen's most respected business disputes lawyers with over 25 years’ experience of advising clients and representing their interests in commercial disputes. He leads Brodies’ International Arbitration practice. He has a remarkable depth of expertise in dealing with real estate, commercial and contractual disputes with a particular focus in both the Oil & Gas and the Property development sectors.

Ken's approach is to seek effective ways to avoid or settle conflicts efficiently and is a keen proponent of mediation in addition to litigation and arbitration (both domestic and international).

Ken is qualified in both English and Scottish law and is a Notary Public. In 2017 Ken completed his Diploma in International Dispute Resolution (Arbitration) at the Queen Mary University of London. 

He is the President of the Society of Advocates in Aberdeen. 


Ken MacDonald is approachable, knowledgeable and grasps issues quickly.

Legal 500 2020

Ken MacDonald is a seasoned litigator with a remarkable depth of expertise in the oil and gas sector.

Legal 500 2020