Derek McCombe > Dentons > Glasgow, Scotland > Lawyer Profile

Dentons
1 GEORGE SQUARE
GLASGOW
G2 1AL
Scotland

Work Department

Corporate

Position

Derek McCombe is a Corporate partner based in our Glasgow office and Head of the UK Retail practice. With over 15 years’ experience of UK and international corporate and commercial work, he specialises in M&A, private equity and venture capital transactions. Derek is also a Regional Leader (UK) of the Global Venture Technology and Emerging Growth Companies Group.

Career

Trained Maclay Murray & Spens; qualified 2006; senior solicitor 2009-12; associate 2012-16; partner 2016.

Education

The Royal Belfast Academical Institution; University of Dundee (LLB (Hons) 2003); Glasgow Graduate School of Law, Dip LP 2004.

Leisure

Family; rugby; golf; travel.

Lawyer Rankings

Scotland > Finance > Insolvency and corporate recovery

Dentons deploys its broad national network to handle a variety of Scottish and English insolvency-related transactions, disputes, security coverage, enforcement, turnaround and formal insolvency matters. Derek McCombe has recently handled a number of restructuring transactions within the retail sector and routinely caters to secured lenders and administrators in addition to distressed company boards; he spearheads the practice alongside Douglas Blyth, an insolvency disputes specialist with experience in the sheriff courts, the Court of Session and the Supreme Court.