Neil leads the Corporate and Commercial practice at Brodies and is a partner in the corporate team. He has extensive UK and international experience. His practice covers a broad spectrum of corporate and commercial transactions, both domestic and cross-border, advising a range of multinational and national companies and institutions. He advises on M&A, private equity investments, MBOs and MBIs, joint ventures, commercial contracts, corporate governance and restructuring. He regularly advises clients on matters of a key strategic nature, running high value, complex transactions and co-ordinating multi-disciplinary legal teams, and providing pragmatic and commercial advice.

Neil has particular expertise in M&A and private equity, with a strong focus on growth capital and private equity clients and transactions, and cross-border and domestic M&A. His experience spans a number of sectors, including manufacturing and engineering, facilities management, food and drink, technology and energy.

Living Brodies' values

Clients and colleagues appreciate Neil’s personable nature, collaborative approach and unstinting commitment to quality of advice and service.

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  • Extensive experience of handling cross-border transactions and a key member of the firm's international team.
  • Member of our Private Equity group and a go-to lawyer for private equity matters.
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  • A ranked individual for Corporate/M&A in Chambers UK 2024.
  • A 'Hall of Fame' individual for Corporate and Commercial in Legal 500 UK 2024.
  • Recommended by Who’s Who Legal in M&A and Governance 2023.