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1 GEORGE SQUARE, GLASGOW, G2 1AL, SCOTLAND
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Work 0330 222 0050
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Derek McCombe

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Work 0330 222 1872
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Dentons

Work Department

Corporate

Position

Derek is a partner in the corporate team. He advises clients on UK mergers and acquisitions; private equity; institutionally controlled deals; venture capital for management teams, corporate clients and institutions; management buy-outs and buy-ins; and restructurings.

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.


Scotland: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and commercial: Edinburgh and Glasgow

Within: Next generation lawyers

Derek McCombe - Dentons

Within: Corporate and commercial: Edinburgh and Glasgow

Dentons¬†established a presence in Scotland following a merger with Scottish firm Maclay Murray & Spens LLP in October 2017. In addition to being embedded in the Scottish and wider UK market, the combined entity has a notable international reach as well. A significant proportion of the firm‚Äôs work has a cross-border component; in 2017,¬†Brian Moore, director Donald Smith¬†and others were part of a team which assisted Aberdeen Asset Management with its ¬£11bn merger with Standard Life . Moore and Smith were also among the advisers to QUIZ Plc on its ¬£200m AIM IPO. Other key figures include Derek McCombe¬†and senior associate Kimberley Goh, (she is ‚Äėvery good at taking the lead and coordinating all aspects of a transaction‚Äė) who advised US-headquartered group Kaiam Corporation on the sale of Kaiam Laser Limited to II-VI Incorporated. The firm also handled mandates for Highland Distillers, Argenta and Johnson Controls. Guy Norfolk¬†(who splits his practice between London and Edinburgh), Claire Armstrong¬†and Owen McLennan¬†are increasingly active in transactional and advisory matters in the fintech sector. Michael Livingston, Iain Sutherland, and Bill Fowler¬†are other seasoned practitioners.¬†David McGrory¬†is ‚Äėcommercially aware and realistic‚Äė.

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