Iain Sutherland > Dentons > Glasgow, Scotland > Lawyer Profile

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Work Department

Corporate and Financial Services


Iain is a senior partner in Dentons’ Corporate team and is based in our Glasgow office. He advises on a broad range of corporate and commercial matters including mergers and acquisitions, MBOs/MBIs, private equity, venture capital, joint ventures and corporate restructurings. He regularly co-ordinates multi-disciplinary teams and manages complex domestic and international projects across a range of sectors.


Trained McGrigor Donald; qualified 1995; Henderson Boyd Jackson 1996-99; Maclay Murray & Spens 1999; partner 2003 to date.


Belmont House School, Glasgow; University of Glasgow (1992 LLB (Hons); 1993 Diploma in Legal Practice).


Skiing; walking; spending time with family.

Lawyer Rankings

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

One of the largest firms globally, Dentons operates across a wealth of domestic and international M&A, venture capital, private equity, corporate recovery, restructuring and equity capital markets mandates. Brian Moore fronts the UK and Ireland corporate division from Edinburgh, having transacted deals in Brazil, Australia, China and the US, among other locations, throughout his illustrious 25-year career. Iain Sutherland serves as head of corporate for Scotland while Derek McCombe spearheads the national retail practice, often acting for household high street retailers in the process. The team is also particularly proficient in the food and drink, financial service, industrial, government and energy sectors and includes senior associate Owen McLennan, a rising star in the field of private equity.