Ranked InGlasgow, Edinburgh and surrounds
Intellectual Property (Band 2)Glasgow, Edinburgh and surrounds
Information Technology (Band 3)Glasgow, Edinburgh and surrounds
Competition/European Law (Band 2)
Practice Areas: Partner with wide experience in advising private companies and other organisations and institutions, as well as individuals, on corporate and commercial matters including business start-ups, reorganisations, commercial contracts, patent, trademarks, copyright and other intellectual property licensing, computer and technology contracts, internet law, agency and distribution agreements and restrictive practices, and competition law in terms of both UK and EU law and EU matters generally.
Professional Memberships: Law Society of Scotland; Associate Member, American Bar Association; licensed insolvency practitioner; Notary Public; Insolvency Practitioners Association; fellow, Association of Business Recovery Professionals; Licensing Executives Society.
Career: Assistant in MacRoberts 1979-84; Partner 1984. Chairman of Scottish Lawyers European Group 1985-95; writes and lectures extensively in the UK, US and internationally in relation to his specialities.
Publications: Author, editor and contributor to a wide variety of books, magazines and trade journals; lectured widely on a variety of topics.
Personal: Leisure interests include reading and computing.