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Davidson Chalmers Stewart

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Partner and head of the firm’s corporate department, dealing with a wide variety of corporate finance and general corporate matters. Particular expertise in mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments, joint ventures and corporate reconstructions. Clients come from a wide range of sectors, but with an emphasis on renewables, healthcare and technology.


Trained Thorntons WS 1995-97; corporate assistant Bird Semple 1997-2000; corporate assistant/associate McGrigors 2000-06; partner Davidson Chalmers Stewart LLP 2006 to date.


Currie High School; Dundee University (1995).


Road cycling.

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

The corporate team at Davidson Chalmers Stewart is particularly active in the healthcare, tech and renewables sectors; handling M&A, and private equity work for investors and investee companies. Craig Stirling heads the team and is well versed in debt and equity funding, group reorganisations, commercial contracts and in providing advice to business start-ups. Alan Stewart is recommended for funding work, and acquisitions and disposals.

Scotland > Public sector > Health

Providing medical and dental partnerships with wide-ranging support constitutes the key element of Davidson Chalmers Stewart‘s practice. Reflecting the expertise of co-practice heads Craig Stirling (corporate and commercial) and Andy Drane (property and regulatory), much of its works falls into the transactional, corporate, commercial and property sphere it but also includes advice on funding and disputes. Care home operators, veterinary practices and medical professionals are also among its clients.