Stewart Maciver > Dentons > Edinburgh, Scotland > Lawyer Profile

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Work Department

Energy, Transport and Infrastructure


Stewart is a partner in the Firm’s Infrastructure practice.

He has extensive experience of acting on infrastructure and project finance transactions, including PFI/PPP projects, energy/utilities projects and government concession arrangements. He has advised across a range of sectors, including health, education, roads, railways, waste management, water, renewable energy and telecoms, and has acted for private sector participants, public authorities and funding institutions.

Stewart has more than 20 years of experience in his field and is qualified to practice in Scotland, and in England and Wales. Stewart is recognized for his work in the Legal 500 directory.


  • University of Edinburgh, 1998, Diploma in Legal Practice
  • University of Edinburgh, 1997, LLB (Hons)

Lawyer Rankings

Scotland > Projects, energy and natural resources > Projects

Dentons operates on a local, domestic and international scale from its Edinburgh office, ‘going above and beyond’ to lend its expertise on a wealth of different projects matters. Euan Wilson is particularly accomplished in the field of PFI/PPP secondary market transactions, serving as practice co-head alongside Stewart Maciver, a lawyer whose core strengths include asset management and primary market deals. Andrew Orr is the other key partner within the group and leverages a track record in energy, healthcare, housing, transport, waste and education projects, among others.

London > Projects, energy and natural resources > Infrastructure

The infrastructure team at Dentons is strong in the roads, defence, healthcare, education, transportation and renewable energy sectors. The practice advises on transactions, including M&A, as well as PFI and PPP projects. The group is jointly led by the Edinburgh-based Euan Wilson  and Stewart Maciver, and London’s Dominic Spacie . Wilson is a name for project finance and acts for large UK investment funds; Maciver handles both primary and secondary market transactions; while Spacie advises banks, institutional investors, development finance institutions, contractors and government entities on domestic and cross-border transactions.