David Horne > Addleshaw Goddard > Edinburgh, Scotland > Lawyer Profile

Addleshaw Goddard
EXCHANGE TOWER
19 CANNING STREET
EDINBURGH
EH3 8EH
Scotland
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Work Department

Corporate and commercial.

Position

David specialises in corporate and commercial law, particularly corporate finance, acquisitions and disposals, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, commercial contracts and private equity deals. He has experience of a wide range of industry sectors, including metals, real estate, manufacturing, sports, energy, IT and outsourcing. Having worked in-house for over 18 years as director and group company secretary for Murray International Holdings, David also has a good understanding of other areas of legal practice, including employment and real estate, and provides ‘real life’ business expertise to clients.

Career

Trained McKay & Norwell WS; qualified 1987; associate Burness Solicitors, Edinburgh 1989-93; director and group company secretary Murray International Holdings Ltd, Edinburgh 1992-2011; partner HBJ Gateley 2011 to date.

Languages

Spanish.

Education

Daniel Stewart’s and Melville College, Edinburgh; University of Aberdeen (1985 LLB Hons 1st; DipLP).

Leisure

Music (plays guitar in a rock band), hillwalking, skiing, football, rugby, literature, the arts.