Ritchie Whyte > Aberdein Considine > Aberdeen, Scotland > Lawyer Profile

Aberdein Considine
5-9 BON ACCORD CRESCENT
ABERDEEN
AB11 6DN
Scotland

Work Department

Corporate & Business Advisory

Position

Ritchie is a Partner in our Corporate and Business Advisory team and advises clients on mergers and acquisitions, disposals, investments and start-ups. He has a wealth of experience in the SME space advising entrepreneurs, investors and owner-managed businesses across a variety of industry sectors, including energy and healthcare. He has become a key commercial contact for firms in Aberdeen, particularly SMEs in the oil and gas sector. He now also acts for a number of fast-growing food and drink industry businesses, including Porter’s Gin and Dark Matter Rum.

Career

Trained with Aberdein Considine; qualified 2007; Associate Partner, Aberdein Considine 2009-2011; Partner, Aberdein Considine 2011-present.

Languages

English.

Memberships

Law Society of Scotland; Trustee of The Garioch Sports Trust Inverurie.

Education

Inverurie Academy; Aberdeen University (2004 LLB Hons); (2005 DIP LP).

Leisure

Football, golf, cooking, wine and travelling.

Lawyer Rankings

Scotland > Corporate and commercial > Corporate and commercial: elsewhere in Scotland

Aberdein Considine is well known in the energy sector for handling M&A, sell-side exit strategy planning and implementation, MBOs and equity fundraising. The practice is also active in the financial services, food and drink, and healthcare sectors. Ritchie Whyte heads the team and counts for SMEs and OMBs among his clientele.

Scotland > Real estate > Commercial property: elsewhere in Scotland

The commercial real estate team at Aberdein Considine works closely with its counterparts in the corporate department, servicing local, national and international businesses. It has a number of banking clients and is also active in the healthcare and development sectors, where it advises on mixed-use and residential projects. The team is headed by Paul Jennings in Glasgow, while Ritchie Whyte and Anthony Quin are the key names in Aberdeen and Stirling respectively.