Malcolm Gunnyeon > Brodies LLP > Aberdeen, United Kingdom > Lawyer Profile

Brodies LLP
Brodies House
31-33 Union Grove
AB10 6SD
United Kingdom


Malcolm is a litigator with over 20 years’ experience in the Scottish courts. He is regularly called upon by clients to help them find pragmatic solutions to commercial disputes or to manage the civil, criminal and reputational risks arising from serious workplace accidents and fatalities.

Malcolm has expertise in the energy, transport and food & drink sectors. He is routinely involved in disputes before the commercial courts, in the defence of prosecutions for breach of safety or environmental legislation and in conducting Fatal Accident Inquiries. Malcolm supports clients and their staff through the whole life cycle of a litigation; from providing immediate critical incident response to managing complex investigations, and eventually through to the successful resolution of court proceedings.

Lawyer Rankings

Scotland > Employment > Health and safety

With the Glasgow-based Clare Bone, who joined the firm from BTO Solicitors LLP in September 2022, at the helm, Brodies LLP is a regular fixture on police, HSE and Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) investigations and related enforcement actions, prosecutions and fatal accident inquiries. This expertise enables the group to assist clients from an equally broad spectrum of industries, including construction, oil and gas, shipping and marine, and transport, among others. The Aberdeen-based Malcolm Gunnyeon, who joined from Dentons in October 2022,  complements the team’s sector expertise with experience in the energy, and food and drink sectors. Other recommended individuals include corporate crime and investigations specialist Paul Marshall and senior associate Victoria Anderson, who is experienced in high-profile fatal incidents.

Scotland > Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation

Housing a sizeable commercial litigation practice, Brodies LLP ‘delivers sound, balanced and thoughtful advice’ across a wide range of domestic and cross-border disputes in the financial services, energy, food and beverages, construction, IT and automotive sectors. Praised for his ‘strong leadership and strategic nous’, Iain Rutherford focuses on intellectual property, IT and energy litigation, and jointly leads the team with Stephen Goldie, who handles high-value contractual disputes. The ‘outstandingJoyce Cullen has experience in financial services litigation, contractual claims, professional negligence proceedings and employment-related disputes, while Antony Jones KC handles construction cases, and Aberdeen-based Kenneth MacDonald heads the firm’s international arbitration practice. Other key contacts include Craig Watt, Jared Oyston and senior associate Monica Connolly, along with Malcolm Gunnyeon and Clare Bone, who joined in October 2022 from Dentons and BTO Solicitors LLP respectively.