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McClure Naismith LLP


McClure Naismith LLP - Glasgow
  • 292 St Vincent Street
  • Glasgow
  • Glasgow City
  • UK
  • G2 5TQ
  • Executive Chairman Robin Shannan
  • Number of partners 27
  • Other fee-earners 60
  • Total staff 151

The Firm McClure Naismith LLP advise on a range of commercial legal services for clients in Scotland, England and overseas. The London office specialises in capital markets, regulatory, banking, property finance and commercial litigation. Specialist industry sector groups include energy and renewables, financial services and regulatory, technology, food and drink, and hotel and leisure. McClure Naismith LLP was the first firm in Scotland to achieve the prestigious Lexcel accreditation for all of its offices.

Principal Areas Of Work
Litigation: Personal injury/defence reparation; commercial, property/construction litigation; intellectual property disputes; insolvency and fraud related investigations; family law.
Corporate/Commercial: Finance; MBOs/MBIs; mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures; shareholder disputes; agency distribution/licensing contracts; insolvency/reconstruction advice.
Project Finance, PPP & Energy: Advice for infrastructure projects in the UK and overseas. Public sector organisations, construction consortia and banks in PPP projects.
Banking & Asset Finance: Secured lending, corporate lending, asset finance, tax-driven and structured products.
Real Estate: Property development work; site acquisition; sale and leasing; secured lending and funding; tax driven/EZT investments and tax products; regeneration and environmentally sensitive developments.
Consumer Credit/Debt Recovery: Leading adviser to finance houses, leasing companies and banks on both documentation and recovery matters.
Intellectual Property/IT: Protecting and licensing IP; IT and data protection; web-based issues.
Construction: Contracts; site acquisition; project finance and development agreements.
Employment: All aspects of employment law, contentious and non-contentious.

Areas of Practice

  • Litigation/ADR 35%
  • Real Estate 26%
  • Commercial & Financial Services 25%
  • PPP/Projects/Construction 5%
  • Consumer Finance 5%
  • Private Client 4%
  • ADR/Litigation Ewen Brown
  • Asset 
  • Banking John Blackwood
  • Real Estate David Thomson
  • Consumer Credit/Debt Frank Johnstone
  • Corporate/Commercial Colin Millar
  • Employment Alan Thomson
  • Financial Services/Funds Kit Stenning
  • Intellectual Property Scott Kerr
  • London Robin Shannan
  • Private Client Julie Terrey
  • Project Finance/PPP Ashok Ghosh / Mark Cowie


  • 3 Ponton Street,
  • Edinburgh,
  • City of Edinburgh
  • UK
  • EH3 9QQ
  • Tel (0131) 228 4994
  • Fax (0131) 228 4260
  • DX 135 Edinburgh
  • Email : Edinburgh@mcclurenaismith.com
  • Equitable House,
  • 47 King William Street,
  • London,
  • Greater London
  • UK
  • EC4R 9AF
  • Tel (020) 7929 3770
  • Fax (020) 7929 3466
  • DX 764 London City EC3
  • Email : London@mcclurenaismith.com