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Ledingham Chalmers LLP

KINTAIL HOUSE, BEECHWOOD BUSINESS PARK, INVERNESS, IV2 3BW, SCOTLAND
Tel:
Work 01463 667400
Fax:
Fax 01463 713755
DX:
521009 INVERNESS
Email:
Web:
www.ledinghamchalmers.com

Fiona Neilson

Tel:
Work 01463 667412
Email:
Ledingham Chalmers LLP

Work Department

Corporate.

Position

Corporate partner, Inverness. Provides general corporate and corporate finance advice on matters including mergers and acquisitions, business and share sales, restructuring, equity investments,  joint ventures, finance and securities, intellectual property, commercial contracts, public procurement and charity law. Acts for to a wide range of clients, mainly in the private sector, including private companies, partnerships and charities and has considerable experience of acting for banks and public sector bodies including economic development agencies.

Career

Trained W & J Burness WS, Edinburgh; qualified 1988; Burness Edinburgh/Glasgow 1988-94 (associate 1991-94); Boyds, Glasgow 1994-98; (partner 1996); Ledingham Chalmers 1998 to date. Notary Public.

Languages

Basic Spanish and French.

Member

Law Society of Scotland.

Education

George Watson's College, Edinburgh; University of Glasgow (1985 LLB Hons; 1986 Dip LP).

Leisure

Mountaineering, skiing, cycling.


Scotland: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and commercial: Elsewhere in Scotland

Within: Corporate and commercial: Elsewhere in Scotland

Ledingham Chalmers LLP’s team has a longstanding track record in the oil and gas service sector, where it acts for clients such as Tendeka, Plexus Ocean Systems and Ramco Oil Services. Led by Peter Murray, the team handles a broad spectrum of mandates, including M&A, joint ventures and corporate restructurings, as well as providing commercial contract advice. Rod Hutchison is advising Total Waste Management Alliance on corporate and contractual issues connected with its global energy services activities. Other names to note are Rod Hutchison, Neil Anderson, Fiona Neilson and Jody Mitchell, as well as senior associate Sarah Londragan.

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Scotland: Finance

Banking and finance

Within: Banking and finance

Ledingham Chalmers LLP’s presence in the North East of Scotland, allied to its extensive knowledge of the maritime and oil and gas services markets, sees it act for some of the most active lenders in secured and unsecured financing or refinancing transactions. In addition, the firm covers a wide range of general banking matters for corporate borrowers. In Inverness, the team is active in assisting economic development agencies, such as Scottish Enterprise and Highlands and Islands Enterprise, with providing financing to private sector businesses. Jody Mitchell was the lead adviser to Grampian Property Group on the provision of financing by Royal Bank of Scotland for property development. Another highlight involved acting for Solstad Offshore UK on the UK-wide aspects of a group refinancing. Aberdeen-based Mitchell and Inverness-based Fiona Neilson head the practice.

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