Aberdein Considine > Edinburgh, United Kingdom > Firm Profile

Aberdein Considine
47 Lothian Road
EDINBURGH
EH1 2DJ
United Kingdom

Dispute resolution > Debt recovery Tier 1

With a 'very engaging and responsive' practice, Aberdein Considine handles debt recovery mandates across the UK, leveraging two distinct teams through its lender services practice group and commercial debt recovery team. The lender services group, which is led by Myra Scott, acts for a varied client roster of banks, asset-based lenders, building societies and other lenders on the recovery of secured mortgages, unsecured debt and other recoveries. The team also works closely with the banking litigation practice, which is led by Laura Browne, and Ross Webb, who leads the commercial debt recovery team, is also a key name to note.

Practice head(s):

Myra Scott; Laura Browne

Other key lawyers:

Testimonials

‘The team at AC&Co are professional and very easy to do business with. They are very good at keeping clients informed of broader industry updates with regards to the courts and legal practices in general.’

‘Myra Scott and her team have been working for us for several years now, and we have a long standing relationship with the firm. The team are very engaging and are responsive to our needs/demands as a client.’

‘The team is a leader in the field of debt recovery and has particular expertise in secured recoveries. The team has a wide range of clients and is particularly strong in the banking sector. The practice is versatile and can deal with standard recoveries as well as the most complex and high value disputed matters. Through key strategic partnerships the team is able to deliver a seamless UK wide recovery service in Northern Ireland.’

‘Myra Scott is the go to lawyer for banks and financial institutions in Scotland. Myra has led the field in this area for many years and there is nothing she doesn’t know about the recoveries process in this jurisdiction. Myra is highly regarded by colleagues and clients alike as a source of tremendous knowledge. Her focus is on resolving disputes practically and has been involved in some of Scotland’s largest cases.’

Key clients

Lloyds Banking Group

Natwest Group plc

The Co-Operative Bank plc

Nationwide Building Society

Virgin Money plc

Skipton Building Society

TSB Bank plc

The Mortgage Lender Limited

Savills plc

Rooftop Mortgages Limited

Atom Bank plc

West Bromwich Building Society

Castlewater

Anderson Strachan

Private client > Family Tier 2

Aberdein Considine's family practice is well placed to advise on high-value financial provisions and complex, sensitive child-related cases. Head of practice Ruth Aberdein is an experienced litigator with particular expertise in assisting high-net-worth individuals with prenuptial and postnuptial agreements. Isabelle Douglas handles novel cases involving property, company and succession law issues, while Leonie Burke and April Campbell are key contacts for litigation work. Also in the core team are Karl Brown and associate Megan Hannah.

Practice head(s):

Ruth Aberdein

Testimonials

‘I find Ruth Aberdein very amenable to speak with. She is open and frank, I feel like I get good advice and supported when she is on vacation. It always feels like I am well represented.’

‘Always professional and all queries are dealt with very quickly.’

‘Ruth Aberdein has offered support through a fairly protracted divorce case. She deals with all queries very quickly and with understanding and compassion.’

‘Isabelle Douglas has provided first-class advice on all aspects of the steps I have had to take through the legal system. I have at no point during the last 4 years been dissatisfied by the service Aberdein Considine  is providing.’

‘Leonie Burke worked with me over a period of months to draw up a prenuptial. It was my strong wish that, as well as being lawful, the document would be fair to both parties. Leonie took my aims to heart and skilfully blended her obvious expertise in family law with a caring, empathetic approach. I felt very looked after as a client and I strongly endorse working with her.’

‘This is an excellent practice. Communication is a key strength in this firm. Megan Hannah is a key strength of this practice.’

‘Megan Hannah is down to earth, professional, knowledgeable and a pleasure to deal with. She made a highly stressful separation much more manageable because of her skills, expertise and empathy.’

‘My main legal adviser is Megan Hannah: Her very diligent and precise approach to the case proves to be successful. She was very informative and patient when explaining possibilities and eventual outcomes of the case. She is firm when needed, cuts through emotions and leads to the positive result.’

Work highlights

Real estate > Commercial property: elsewhere in Scotland Tier 2

At Aberdein Considine, the workload is spread across acquisitions, disposals, development, finance and leasing affairs. The main point of contact is Gemma Perfect in Aberdeen, whose recent work spans the oil and gas, construction, financial services and healthcare sectors; she is supported by Lindsey McDiarmid, who routinely handles residential and rural sites.

Practice head(s):

Paul Jennings

Other key lawyers:

Testimonials

‘Very approachable and easy to deal with. A robust, professional team that really takes the time to understand you.’

‘Very personable – they deal with you and treat you like a person, not a number or a means of making money out of.’

Key clients

Handelsbanken plc

A & L Porter Limited

The Royal Bank of Scotland plc

Greggs Plc

Faro Group

Santander UK plc

SIPP (Pension Trustees) Limited

James F Donald (Aberdeen Cinemas) Limited

City Restoration Project Ltd

Indigo Sun Retail Limited

Web Pharmacy Limited

G.S. Brown Construction Limited

Ayres Wynd Developments Limited

Concept Group Limited

Work highlights

  • Assisted Handelsbanken plc with a number of finance transactions across a mix of industrial and residential developments across Scotland.
  • Advised Greggs Plc on new flagship drive-thru units across Scotland.
  • Advised Porter Pharmacy Group on the acquisition of two pharmacies from a leading national pharmacy group.

Dispute resolution > Debt recovery Tier 2

Aberdein Considine’s debt recovery practice group consists of two teams: the lender services practice group and the commercial debt recovery offering. Having joined in 2022, Neil Patterson is a key contact for banks and lenders regarding secured lending instructions, disputes, and recovery issues. Senior associate Diane Gundersen, who also joined in 2022, is a name to note for secured and unsecured recoveries. The team is acting in advising large UK lenders on handling mortgage customer arrears and debt recovery actions, following litigation moratoriums imposed by the pandemic. All named lawyers are based in Newcastle and often collaborate with the teams based in Scotland, Leeds and Northern Ireland.

Other key lawyers:

Testimonials

‘The team provides a wide range of debt recovery services from pre-arrears to shortfall recovery. The service is always first class with appropriate action taken in a timely manner. They have a great balance of ensuring positive debt recovery results while ensuring that positive customer outcomes are also achieved.’

‘All members of the team are extremely knowledgeable and always have a detailed knowledge of the cases that they are managing. Compared to other firms they are able to offer a much wider range of services across a number of financial products.’

‘The team at Aberdein Considine is professional and very easy to do business with. They are very good at keeping clients informed of broader industry updates with regards to the courts and legal practices in general. They undertake work for us across a number of different workstreams, and we have been using their services for several years now.’

‘The team is a leader in the field of debt recovery and has particular expertise in secured recoveries. The practice uses the latest technology to deliver efficient services and enhance successful client outcomes. The team has a wide range of clients and is particularly strong in the banking sector. The practice is versatile and can deal with standard recoveries as well as the most complex and high value disputed matters. Through key strategic partnerships the team is able to deliver a seamless UK wide recovery service in Northern Ireland.’

‘Neil Patterson leads a large team on complex disputed recoveries. Neil has immense technical knowledge of banking disputes. Neil is practical, legally adept advice to deliver a commercial result for the client. Neil thinks outside the box in their advice and deliver innovative solutions.’

Key clients

Lloyds Bank plc

NatWest Group plc

The Co-Operative Bank plc

Nationwide Building Society

Virgin Money plc

Skipton Building Society

TSB Bank plc

Savills plc

Move with Us

Atom Bank plc

West Bromwich Building Society

The Mortgage Lender Limited

Work highlights

Corporate and commercial > Corporate and commercial: elsewhere in Scotland Tier 3

Having established a solid mid-market corporate practice in the North East of Scotland, Aberdein Considine is notable for its expertise in general and sell-side M&A, MBOs, and start-up and young company equity fund-raising. The team is led from Aberdeen by Ritchie Whyte, overseeing a practice which services major clients across key sectors in Scotland including energy, food and drink, financial services, and healthcare.

Practice head(s):

Ritchie Whyte

Testimonials

‘Developed the team from within, resulting in superb continuity of service and understanding of a client’s business.’

‘Ritchie Whyte shows excellent understanding of a client’s business; deals with complexity well, and always delivers work on a timely basis.’

‘Ritchie and his team have been great with us through our transitions over the past year. His personal approach along with the team has helped in this interesting period.’

‘Ritchie has worked closely with me and the way the team have dealt with everything has been very professional, and they have gone above and beyond.’

Key clients

STATS Group

Brimmond Group

Texo Group

Right Medicine Group

Vulcan Completion Products

AVC Immedia

Porter Pharmacy Group

LFH Engineering

Elevator

Utility ROV Services

Work highlights

  • Advising Vulcan Completion Products on its equity investment from Sawafi.
  • Advising the shareholders of Cable Solutions (Worldwide) on the disposal of the entire issued share capital to Dron & Dickson.
  • Advising Management Team on MBO of AVC Immedia from Immedia Group PLC.

Private client > Personal tax, trusts and executries Tier 3

Aberdein Considine expanded its roster of high-net-worth clients following its merger with Russel & Aitken in May 2022. Ryan Fox splits his time between the firm's Aberdeen and Stonehaven offices and is noted for his expertise in tax planning and estate administration. In Glasgow, Aileen Entwistle has an emphasis on will drafting and powers of attorney, while James MacKinnon in Edinburgh handles succession planning and trusts. Other key individuals include Anthony Quin, who handles a wide range of contentious and non-contentious private client work from Stirling.

Practice head(s):

Anthony Quin; Ryan Fox; James MacKinnon; Aileen Entwistle

Testimonials

‘Ryan Fox leads a good team.’

‘Ryan Fox epitomises what any new client should look for. He exudes & shows a genuine interest in his clients’ lives before offering his professional advice, which we both felt absolutely essential before the preparation of our wills could go ahead. He pointed out many pitfalls, which we had overlooked, for us to consider & digest before completion. He gave us a personal, professional overview of our individual situations, which made us happy with the end result. He has a very easy manner, which only adds to his charm.’

‘Our lawyer was Aileen Entwistle, and from day one she came across as being very friendly and warm but at the same time extremely competent at her job. Everything was explained in detail to us step by step, and any questions and concerns were answered with knowledge and reassurance. Our business was concluded very much to our satisfaction, and both Aileen and the team helped to make it a very positive and seamless experience.’

‘James MacKinnon is the partner involved in my work and I found him to be very empathetic. He listened to what I had to say and advised me appropriately in language I could understand. He was good at explaining various scenarios and helped to put my mind at ease.’

‘James MacKinnon was recommended to me by other solicitors as someone who is good to work with backed up with an excellent knowledge of his area of expertise and able to coordinate my other legal requirements. He did not let me down.’

‘Ryan Fox heads up the team and he very much leads by example. He has a great depth of knowledge in estates, wills and tax planning and is very capable and keeps on top of matters and ensures that any jobs are delivered in a timely manner. He is very much at the top of his game. He is adequately backed up by a team that follows his ethos. There are other private client partners across various branches: Anthony Quin at their Stirling office meets any challenges head-on and gets a resolution where required.’

‘A team with a great depth of knowledge from simple estate administration to complicated trust matters. Every client receives a high level of friendly, professional service at what can be a difficult time. The department works closely with independent financial advisers to ensure best advice is given to clients in relation to tax liabilities. The team is able to obtain the expertise of other departments within Aberdein Considine.’

‘Ryan Fox takes the time to get to know clients and provides advice tailored to individual needs. He ensures that the legalities are explained and understood. Ryan’s range of knowledge is impressive and he is highly competent. I have found Ryan to be approachable, and he responds to queries promptly. Ryan is an asset to Aberdein Considine, and I would happily recommend him to friends and family.’

Work highlights

TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > Sport Tier 3

With particular expertise in the football and golf sectors, Aberdein Considine is a regular port of call for a number of professional clubs, athletes, agents and academies. Robert Holland arrived from Balfour+Manson LLP in January 2023, boosting the team’s capabilities in sports employment matters; he heads up the practice alongside Euan McSherry, Ross Webb and the Perth-based Charlie Fraser, all of whom are established members within the firm’s dispute resolution team. All named individuals are based in Edinburgh unless noted otherwise.

Practice head(s):

Euan McSherry; Robert Holland; Charlie Fraser; Ross Webb

Other key lawyers:

Testimonials

‘What impressed me most was the professional manner in which they carried out their business with our club and staff. Whenever I have to contact them for legal advice, I receive a prompt answer and always feel comfortable that the advice provided is considered and accurate. The word that best sums them up to me is trust.’

‘I cannot speak highly enough of Anthony Quin – always available and deals with any matters in a calm manner.’

‘Charlie Fraser is extremely approachable and responds to any requests from me promptly.’

Key clients

DW Football Ltd

Esportif/Wasserman Rugby

St Johnstone FC

Russell Anderson Community Trust

Stenhousemuir FC

SPFL Individual players

Darren Walker

Hawick Colts

The Royal and Ancient Golf Club

Polaris Publishing

Work highlights

  • Assisted St Johnstone FC with various litigation, contractual and disciplinary issues.
  • Advised Garioch Sports Centre and Community Holdings on a funding project for the extension and redevelopment of the site to include an additional 3G pitch, athletics facility and best in class tennis facility.

Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation Tier 4

Noted for its expertise across the banking, oil and gas, professional services, pharmaceutical and retail sectors, Aberdein Considine merged with Russel & Aitken in May 2022, bolstering the firm’s commercial litigation offering with the arrival of Alan Jones. The team has demonstrable experience in handling shareholder disputes, contentious insolvency proceedings, data protection litigation and commercial contract cases, among others. Euan McSherry advises on litigation mandates in the food and drink, energy and sport industries; he heads the practice, which includes ‘superb litigatorRoss Webb.

Practice head(s):

Euan McSherry

Other key lawyers:

Testimonials

‘Excellent practice punching well above its weight in terms of quality of clients and work. Notable for high-quality and hard-working associates and junior lawyers supporting well respected partners.’

‘Ross Webb is a superb litigator, who really cares about good outcomes for his clients.’

‘The team in Edinburgh is small but of good quality and very responsive to client needs.’

‘Euan McSherry is tenacious, yet at the same time is a calm and a strategic thinker.’

‘AC has a fantastic, hard-working team that is committed to excellent service. They regularly provide us with lump sum quotations for work, this innovative approach gives us cost certainty and allows us to make informed decisions.’

‘Euan McSherry is excellent. He makes himself available outside of office hours to support us. His knowledge of the law and ability to explain complicated legal matters in a way that we can understand is excellent.’

Key clients

Pfizer

Mowi (Scotland)

Texo Group

Petroineous

Royal & Ancient – St Andrews

Lloyds Banking Group

Nationwide Building Society

Royal Bank of Scotland

Castle Water

Solenis Group

Broxburn Bottlers

Jetlogic

Consultiv Utilities

Manolete Partners PLC

LFH Engineering

Kames Fish Farming

Staffscanner

Avant Homes

Utility ROV

John Inglis

Work highlights

  • Acting for Pfizer Inc in the defence of Court of Session proceedings alleging that one of its heart drugs caused heart attacks and strokes.
  • Acting for Texo Group in relation to a multi-million pound commercial dispute over the recovery of contractual payments and statutory penalties.
  • Acting for Mowi Group in relation to a business critical action pertaining to the client’s freshwater and sea loch sites.

Finance > Insolvency and corporate recovery Tier 4

Providing a wide range of insolvency and corporate recovery services to a diverse range of high-net-worth individuals, SMEs, and large corporations, Aberdein Considine has a strong reputation for pre- and post-appointment insolvency disputes. The team is headed from Edinburgh by Ross Webb, who specialises in insolvency litigation and represents clients in high-value matters before the Sheriff Courts and Court of Session.

Practice head(s):

Ross Webb

Testimonials

‘Aberdein Considine have substantial experience in dealing with often technical areas of law and with factually complex disputes.’

‘Ross Webb is impressive in his thoroughness in preparation and investigation, and with the speed at which the team move to head off potential technical problems raised by opponents.’

‘One of the great features is this firm’s ability to act in a joined-up manner across the disciplines.’

‘They offer a partner-led approach, which means the firm punches above its weight in a very competitive market.’

‘Ross Webb has great experience in claims against directors and is able to take a creative approach to finding where cash is in short supply in an insolvency case, as it often is.’

‘Good access directly to partners who are responsive and commercial.’

‘Ross Webb in Edinburgh is approachable, knowledgeable, pragmatic and commercial in his approach to situations.’

Key clients

KPMG LLP

Lombard PLC

Interpath

Grant Thornton UK LLP

Griffins

The Royal Bank of Scotland

Santander

Lloyds Banking Group

Begbies Traynor Central LLP

French Duncan LLP

Johnston Carmichael

RSM Restructuring Advisory LLP

Manolete Partners PLC

Moorfeild Advisory Limited

Middlebrooks

Meston Reid

GCG Shotblasting Services Limited

Shepherd Surveyors

Hardies LLP

Watershed (Scotland) Limited

FRP Advisory Group PLC

Work highlights

  • Advising directors of the company on an insolvency and restructuring strategy, formal appointment of administrators, followed by asset disposal.
  • Advising Grant Thornton UK LLP, as liquidators, on an application to the Court of Session to rectify a defective appointment before arranging for papers to be served in Tortola BVI and advising on other cross-border issues relating to company assets (including data) and liabilities.
  • Advising a consortium of 26 international investors who have each invested into student accommodation development in Aberdeen.

Real estate > Commercial property: Edinburgh and Glasgow Tier 4

Aberdein Considine‘s broad expertise spans investment, development, regeneration, asset management, insolvency and finance affairs with recent work spanning the food and drink, retail, leisure, hospitality and housebuilding sectors. Team head Paul Jennings‘ personal practice often sees him handling sales, acquisitions and lettings at commercial offices, while David Orr is noted for his knowledge of retail and industrial assets in finance and transactional matters. In a notable change, Chris Richardson joined from Anderson Strathern in November 2022.

Practice head(s):

Paul Jennings

Other key lawyers:

Testimonials

‘The most commercially minded practice that I work with.’

‘Paul Jennings is a businessman first and a lawyer second – and that still makes him the best lawyer I deal with.’

‘Paul Jennings is the standout solicitor in Scotland – a true team player who integrates himself with us as client, the agents we are working with, and the technical team that give us the other advice on each deal.’

‘Their main strength is the ability to pick up the discrete elements of highly complex transactions.’

‘Chris Richardson delivers a second-to-none service, often coordinating with numerous other parties to deliver great outcomes.’

Key clients

Westerwood Group of Companies

Greggs Plc

ROX

Victoria Square Woking Limited

Woking Borough Council

Specialist Computer Centres plc

Kiko Milano

Bute Yard Limited

Edinburgh Construction Limited

FirstStage Studios Limited

Deans Civil Engineering Limited

Jedderfield Limited

Buck’s Bar Group

Work highlights

  • Advised Victoria Square Woking Limited on the redevelopment of Woking town centre.
  • Advised Westerwood Group on the acquisition of 83 Buchanan Street in Glasgow.
  • Advised ROX on the acquisition of a flagship store at Battersea Power Station.

Employment Tier 5

With the arrival of team head and experienced litigator Robert Holland from Balfour+Manson LLP in February 2023, Aberdein Considine has significantly boosted its contentious capabilities, leading to regular employment tribunal defence instructions pertaining to discrimination and whistleblowing claims, among others. On the non-contentious side, the group provides corporate and transactional support, including TUPE transfers and redundancies. Another key member of the group is immigration expert Nicola Gray, who has particular expertise in the shipping sector.

Practice head(s):

Robert Holland

Other key lawyers:

Testimonials

‘The team has a deep understanding of employment law and how it relates in the real world of industry.’

‘The employment law profile of the firm has been significantly raised by the recruitment of a new partner – Robert Holland, who brings with him a solid list of clients and a well deserved reputation as an effective and experienced employment law specialist.’

‘This is a relatively small firm but has an impressively high calibre. Its strengths are its agility and ability to deal very promptly with client queries and issues as soon as they arise, and its team, which comprises able and well known professionals within the sector.

‘The firm’s strength lies in the depth of experience across a range of employment issues, especially for respondents involving high-value claims.’

‘Nicola Gray is highly experienced across a wide range of employment issues. She is highly knowledgeable and has an excellent rapport with the employment judges. Nicola has a tremendous grasp of detail and is a determined litigator.’

‘The service we receive is of the highest standard and quality. Aberdein Considine goes the extra mile to deliver what we require from them. Their staff is not only very friendly but extremely professional.’

‘Apart from being unflappable, Nicola Gray is excellent to work with and has a steady hand with clients. I most value Nicola’s knowledge, prompt responses to issues, her diligence and unfailing sense of humour.’

‘Robert Holland is pragmatic and sensible.’

Key clients

St Johnstone FC

DW Football Ltd

Shepherd Chartered Surveyors

Holyrood PR

Hawick Rugby and Hawick Colts

Vulcan Completion Products

Shareholders of Cable Solutions

Porter Pharmacy Group

Work highlights

  • Advised St Johnstone FC on HR and employment law matters, including equality, diversity and inclusion in professional sport.
  • Advising Porter Pharmacy Group on TUPE issues pertaining to the purchase of a number of businesses from a nationwide firm.
  • Provided Shepherd Chartered Surveyors with HR advice for over 300 employees throughout Scotland.

Aberdein Considine is a leading full-service independent law firm with 450 staff and 20 offices throughout Scotland and England, including the cities of Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundee, Perth, Stirling and Newcastle.

The firm provides services to businesses, lenders, organisations – public and private sector – as well as private individuals.

We have a track record of achieving success for our clients and have built strong relationships with organisations stretching back many decades.

They range from SMEs, through to large corporations and numerous FTSE100 firms, including Royal Bank of Scotland, Lloyds Banking Group, Nationwide Building Society, Greggs PLC, Mowi (formerly known Marine Harvest), Pfizer, Rox. NHS Grampian and the Scottish Legal Aid Board.

And following our expansion into the English and Welsh legal markets, we enjoy a growing reputation for providing multi-jurisdictional support to those with complex, cross-border legal needs.

Our service lines include:

Corporate and business advisory: Our corporate and business advisory departments provide partner-led advice to businesses across a wide variety of industries and business sectors. Practice areas include mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, restructures, corporate finance, commercial contracts, property development, acquisitions, disposals, finance, securities, licensing and commercial leasing.

Commercial real estate: We act for clients across the complete spectrum of commercial real estate transactions, including acquisitions and disposals, financing, development and leasing. Our clients include some of the country’s biggest developers, high street retailers, football clubs, banks and hotel chains, all of whom value our commercial, pragmatic, partner-led approach. We advise on hotels and leisure, offices, industrial, retail, mixed use and student accommodation project across Scotland.

Debt and asset recovery/lender services: Aberdein Considine’s unique, cross-jurisdiction lender services practice group provides tailored asset management, conveyancing, debt recovery and finance litigation services to the majority of the UK’s biggest banks and financial services organisations. Through sister companies, the firm also provides sheriff officers and messengers at arms, field agents and property contracting services to offer a truly end-to-end, one-stop service to lenders. Practice areas include secured and unsecured recoveries, insolvencies, motor finance and asset finance recoveries, property, banking and insurance litigation, asset management, repossession and remortgage conveyancing, shortfall recoveries, professional negligence litigation, proactive borrower rehabilitation, portfolio recoveries, security reviews, title rectification and commercial conveyancing.

Housebuilder and construction: We service all aspects of housebuilder and construction including strategic land and option agreements, acquisitions, plot conveyancing; defect and warranty claims; professional negligence and dilapidations claims. We also offer marketing and mortgage support to provide a complete service offering in this sector.

Litigation and dispute resolution: Our dispute resolution department is spread across four cities – Newcastle, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen. Practice areas include commercial litigation, insolvencies, private client litigation, property litigation, professional negligence, finance litigation, and contentious construction.

Residential property: We are Scotland’s largest solicitor estate agent, with offices across the country offering the full range of estate agency, property letting and conveyancing services.

Employment law : Our employment department represents both claimants and respondents in contentious employment situations and advises all sizes of business on non-contentious matters. With support from the firm’s employee benefits and pensions department, lawyers work with HR teams and in-house legal departments across a number of businesses, offering specialist advice in employment tribunal litigation, contract, mediation and alternative dispute resolution.

Family law: Our family law department is dedicated to providing a sensitive, effective and efficient service to secure the best outcomes for clients. Practice areas include separation, divorce, cohabitation, prenuptial agreements, civil partnership, child law and adoption. The department offers collaborative family law, and has multiple partners who are Law Society of Scotland-accredited family law mediators.

Private client: The firm’s highly respected private client team works across multiple disciplines, including personal financial planning, criminal defence, equine law, asset protection, wills, trusts, executries and estate planning. We also offer niche support to elderly and vulnerable clients.

National network of offices: Aberdein Considine has 20 offices across Scotland and the north of England, including nine in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire, three in Edinburgh, three in Glasgow, as well as Perth, Dundee, Stirling, West Lothian and Newcastle upon Tyne.

Department Name Email Telephone
Managing Partner Jacqueline Law jlaw@acandco.com 01224 337412
Commercial Real Estate Paul Jennings pjennings@acandco.com 0141 225 5425
Commercial Real Estate David Orr dorr@acandco.com 0141 225 5426
Corporate & Business Advisory Ritchie Whyte rwhyte@acandco.com 01224 337429
Corporate & Business Advisory Michael Currie mcurrie@acandco.com 0141 225 5433
Employment - Edinburgh Sally-Anne Ogilvie sanderson@acandco.com 0131 221 2433
Employment - Glasgow Catriona Ramsay cramsay@acandco.com 0141 225 5421
Employment - Edinburgh / Perth / Striling Karen Harvie kharvie@acandco.com 0131 221 2429
Employment - Aberdeen Nicola Gray ngray@acandco.com 01224 560734
Family - Aberdeen Ruth Aberdein raberdein@acandco.com 01224 337471
Family - Edinburgh Leonie Burke lburke@acandco.com 0131 221 3388
Family - Glasgow April Campbell acampbell@acandco.com 0141 227 8211
Conveyancing & Property Michael Sinclair msinclair@acandco.com 01224 267073
Conveyancing & Property Robert Fraser rfraser@acandco.com 01224 560200
Banking & Finance Litigation / Debt & Asset Recovery Myra Scott mscott@acandco.com 0141 225 5432
Commercial Litigation - Scotland Euan McSherry emcsherry@acandco.com 0333 0044333
Commercial Litigation - Scotland Ross Webb rwebb@acandco.com 0131 221 2432
Professional Negligence Paul McIntosh pmcintosh@acandco.com 0131 221 2425
Private Client - Aberdeen Ryan Fox rfox@acandco.com 01569 768896
Private Client - Edinburgh James MacKinnon jmackinnon@acandco.com 0131 2212424
Private Client - Perth Charlie Fraser cfraser@acandco.com 01738 473016
Private Client - Stirling Anthony Quin aquin@acandco.com 01786 430780
Private Client - Glasgow Aileen Entwistle aentwistle@acandco.com 0141 616 7006
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