David Lightbody > Brodies LLP > Edinburgh, Scotland > Lawyer Profile

Brodies LLP

Work Department

Corporate and Commercial


David is a transactional lawyer advising on share/asset sales and purchases, private equity, investments, shareholders’ agreements and restructuring – often with an international element. He works with early stage, high-growth businesses right through to listed companies on strategic transactions, corporate governance and related commercial matters. He has worked in-house at a global banking institution, advising on significant overseas M&A transactions and joint ventures.


LLB (Hons), DipLP, NP

Lawyer Rankings

Scotland > Corporate and commercial > Corporate and commercial: Edinburgh and Glasgow

(Next Generation Partners)

David LightbodyBrodies LLP

Brodies LLP handles an impressive range of national and international deals from its offices in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen. Acting for private and public companies, institutions, high-net-worth individuals and third sector clients, the firm advises on M&A, equity investments, joint ventures, corporate governance and business-critical commercial matters. Shuna Stirling heads the team with experience in a wide variety of sectors including food and drink, manufacturing, healthcare, leisure and hospitality, and real estate. William Mcintosh is recommended for private equity and venture capital matters; Julian Voge has over 30 years’ experience in corporate matters; David Lightbody is also recommended. David Gallagher joined in Glasgow from an in-house role at TC BioPharm.