Kenneth MacDonald > Brodies LLP > Aberdeen, Scotland > Lawyer Profile

Brodies LLP
AB10 6SD

Work Department

Partner in business disputes and asset recovery division at Brodies


Ken is an Aberdeen-based partner in the business disputes and asset recovery division of Brodies. Ken has practised in Aberdeen for over 18 years. He has a thorough understanding of the oil and gas, and property development sectors in Scotland. His primary area of expertise is commercial litigation through the provision of legal representation in commercial court proceedings in both the Court of Session and the Sheriff courts. He is well versed in the use of alternative methods of dispute resolution, including mediation, negotiation and arbitration. Ken’s practice comprises a mix of commercial and corporate disputes, insolvency, contractual disputes and property litigation.


Trained McGrigor Donald 1993-95; solicitor McGrigor Donald 1995-96; solicitor Paull & Williamsons 1996-2001; associate Paull & Williamsons 2001-04; partner Paull & Williamsons 2004-12; partner Burness Paull & Williamsons 2012-13; partner Brodies LLP 2013 to date.


Qualified Lawyers Transfer Test and thereafter a member of the roll of solicitors for England and Wales 1996; member of Law Society of Scotland; Law Society of England and Wales; Aberdeen Bar Association; Grampian Area Insolvency Group; Society of Advocates; committee member of the northern chapter of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators; Oil & Gas UK Legal Issues Forum ADR Workgroup.


Nairn Academy (1988); Glasgow University (1992 Public International Law Honours; 1993 Diploma in Legal Practice).


Golf, swimming and music, member of Nairn Golf Club.