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Blackadders LLP


Ryan McKay

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Blackadders LLP

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Business services – dispute resolution unit.


Partner in Blackadders’ dispute resolution unit dealing with all matters of a contentious nature with a particular emphasis on commercial disputes, property litigation, insolvency and debt recovery matters. As a dual qualified lawyer, Ryan is qualified to advise on the law of both Scotland and England and Wales.


Trained Aberdein Considine; qualified 2008; Aberdein Considine, associate 2009; partner 2011-2013; Blackadders LLP, partner 2013.


Westhill Academy; Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, (2002 BA Management); Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen (2004 accelerated LLB); Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen (2006 Diploma in Legal Practice).

Scotland: Finance

Insolvency and corporate recovery

Within: Insolvency and corporate recovery

Blackadders LLP 'understands the field and gives good quality advice' on insolvency litigation, administrations, sequestrations, liquidations, CVAs and restructurings. Practice head Ryan Mckay, who is a member of the Insolvency Lawyers Association and R3, acts for liquidators, administrators and trustees, as well as company directors.  Stephanie Carr, who is an accredited insolvency specialist, is particularly knowledgeable about personal insolvency law.

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Scotland: Real estate

Property litigation

Within: Property litigation

Blackadders LLP's team undertakes litigation at the Court of Session and Sheriff Court for clients from a variety of sectors, such as residential and commercial development, agriculture and construction. In addition, it also has an extensive alternative dispute resolution offering. The group's expertise includes rent arrears, dilapidations, contractual disputes and boundary disputes. Accredited insolvency specialist Stephanie Carr is knowledgeable about the interface between insolvency and property law issues. Ryan McKay leads the team, which also includes solicitor advocate Richard Godden.

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