Robert Ross
Job: 
Legal Director
Location: 
Edinburgh
Direct line: 
+44 (0)131 526 4045
Email: 
robert.ross@brodies.com
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Robert is a senior lawyer with over 18 years experience of advising clients across a wide range of transformational corporate, commercial and intellectual property projects. He has a unique insight from a clients perspective having spent 9 years leading a number of strategic initiatives at a major challenger bank. The breadth and depth of his experience allows him to provide pragmatic and commercially focussed advice at all stages of the corporate life cycle.

Notable successes and areas of expertise include:

- advising in relation to complex contractual arrangements (including the structuring, set-up and termination of strategic partnerships, collaboration arrangements and joint ventures);

- advising in relation to the acquisition of a UK bank and subsequent IPO, leading multiple workstreams and co-ordinating input from key stakeholders;

- leading the acquisition of a strategic IT banking platform and related software contracts;

- advising in relation to corporate group structuring and intra-group re-organisations;

- drafting and negotiating bespoke marketing, distribution and service arrangements; and

- advising in relation to brand licence agreements and the development of associated control frameworks and operating procedures.