Douglas Crawford > Brodies LLP > Aberdeen, Scotland > Lawyer Profile

Brodies LLP
AB10 6SD

Work Department

Corporate and commercial


Doug has over 25 years’ experience in leading and negotiating Scottish, UK wide, and international corporate transactions. He is one of Scotland’s most experienced and consistently highly rated corporate lawyers, specialising in mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buy out transactions, and private equity investments.

Doug acts for corporate and individual buyers and sellers, for management teams, and for equity funding institutions in a wide range of corporate and private equity transactions, and is regarded by clients and his peers as one of the country’s most commercial and effective corporate lawyers.


Qualified Shepherd & Wedderburn WS 1989; partner Maclay Murray & Spens WS 1996; partner Dundas & Wilson CS 1997; partner CMS Cameron McKenna 2014.  


Notary public ; WS Society .


University of Edinburgh (1987 LLB, Dip LP); ICAEW (Advanced Dip in Corporate Finance (CF)).

Lawyer Rankings

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

(Leading individuals)

Douglas CrawfordBrodies LLP

Active in Aberdeen and the North East, Brodies LLP is instructed on an array of local, national and cross-border deals, operating across a variety of industries such as oil and gas, real estate, healthcare, retail and financial services, among many others. Standout partners include Douglas Crawford, a sale, acquisition, management buyout (MBO) and venture capital transaction specialist, as well as joint venture, M&A, investment and reorganisation expert, Tom Boulton-Jones. Martin Ewan and senior associate Greg Costello are further key names and provide the group with transactional and contractual knowhow in the technology and energy fields.