Stuart Fitzsimmons > Dentons > Glasgow, Scotland > Lawyer Profile

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Work Department

Banking and Finance


Stuart is a partner in the Banking & Finance practice, advising on transactions across the UK and internationally.

He has specific experience in advising on all types of corporate banking transactions including International Acquisition/Leveraged Finance, Oil & Gas Financing, Renewable Energy Financing, Project Finance, Technology and Growth Finance, Real Estate Investment and Development Financing, Joint Venture Funding, and General Corporate Debt.

Stuart’s experience in acting for a wide range of banks, other funders and investors, and corporate borrowers, as well as having completed secondments in the banking industry, gives him a detailed knowledge of clients’ preferred requirements and an ability to provide clear, commercial and proactive advice.

Stuart has recently acted for Aviva, Bank of America, Bank of Scotland, Barclays Bank, Clydesdale Bank, DVB Bank, HSBC Bank, Lloyds Bank, a leading international bank, Santander, The Scottish Loan Fund, Silicon Valley Bank, Aberdeen Asset Management plc, Aberdeen Private Equity Fund, AGR Group, Baxters Food Group, Biofilm Limited, British Polythene Industries plc, Burn Stewart Distillers, The Combination of Rothes Distillers, Devro plc, Edinburgh Investment Trust plc, The Edinburgh Woollen Mill Group, The Edrington Group, Maven Capital Partners, Muirden Energy, Robert Wiseman Dairies, Robertson Group, Scottish Equity Partners, and Scottish Enterprise.


Trained Maclay Murray & Spens LLP; qualified 2005; assistant solicitor Maclay Murray & Spens 2005-07; senior solicitor 2007-09; Lloyds Banking Group secondment 2009; associate Maclay Murray & Spens 2010-12; partner Dentons 2012 to date.


Glasgow University (2002 LLB (Hons)); Glasgow Graduate School of Law (2003 Diploma).


Football; golf; music.

Lawyer Rankings

Scotland > Finance > Banking and finance

Dentons leverages its extensive international network to support on an array of domestic and cross-border acquisition, real estate, asset based, renewable project, infrastructure and structured finance matters. The team in Scotland is also acclaimed for its capacity in general and investment trust lending and is headed by Stuart Fitzsimmons, a go-to for corporate, investment trust and project-related transactions; his team includes Susan Kelly, a seasoned veteran within the corporate lending, acquisition finance and real estate finance fields, who possesses distinguished expertise in senior, stretch senior and mezzanine products.