Mr Drysdale Graham > Brodies LLP > Edinburgh, Scotland > Lawyer Profile

Brodies LLP

Work Department

Energy and Infrastructure


A corporate lawyer with many years transactional experience in joint ventures, M&A and stock exchange listings, since the mid-1990s he has advised on social and economic infrastructure projects in the United Kingdom and Ireland, with a particular emphasis on project sponsors and their funders.


Biggart Baillie & Gifford 1980-82 – legal apprentice

Dundas & Wilson 1982-84 – lawyer in corporate team

McGrigor Donald, Glasgow 1984-87 – lawyer in corporate team

Freshfields 1987-91 – lawyer in corporate team

McGrigor Donald, London 1991-91 – lawyer in corporate team

McGrigors, Edinburgh 1992-2012 – partner

Pinsent Masons 2012-17 – partner

Brodies 2017 to date – partner


Member of Law Society of Scotland (qualified 1982)
Member of Law Society of England and Wales (qualified 1989)
Notary Public
Member of Society of Writers to Her Majesty’s Signet


Edinburgh Academy 1963-1976

University of Aberdeen 1976-1980 (LLB Hons (2.1))

Lawyer Rankings

Scotland > Projects, energy and natural resources > Projects

(Hall of Fame)

Drysdale GrahamBrodies LLP

Brodies LLP handles a broad spectrum of projects work, which sees the firm draw upon its strengths in areas such as project finance, procurement and construction. Its team is well regarded for its public law, finance and project delivery skills. The practice generates mandates in the transport, social accommodation, district heating and energy from waste industries. Drysdale Graham and Michael Stoneham co-head the group. Senior associate Stuart Murray is also recommended.