Delivering the deals which enable clients to achieve their goals


Stronachs’ corporate team is renowned for its work in mergers, acquisitions and disposals, private equity investment and supporting the activities of shareholders, management teams and business owners.

A Scottish firm with an international outlook, Stronachs’ corporate team has the breadth of expertise, depth of knowledge and the resources to complete any transaction and support your business through the many legal challenges faced from start-up to exit.

Our strength lies in the commercially astute skill of our lawyers and the solution-driven approach they take representing clients in a diverse range of sectors and markets. Our team takes a collaborative approach and, coupled with their vast expertise and experience, that enables us to advise our clients in an efficient and cost-effective manner.

We continue to grow in the corporate transactional field due to our close relationship with our clients and the business community. The corporate team supports transactions and other activity worth hundreds of millions of pounds every year.

The corporate team works closely with all of the firm’s other legal service disciplines, providing integrated support to clients ranging from listed companies to owner managed businesses and partnerships across Scotland and the rest of the UK.


Mergers & Acquisitions

Including the acquisition or disposal of businesses (by way of shares or assets), MBO / MBI transactions and joint ventures

Equity Funding / Investments

Insolvency / Restructuring

Including pre-insolvency advice and restructuring, advice in relation to receivership, administration and other creditor or member led insolvency processes, and solvent group reorganisations

Business Start-ups & Corporate Support

Commercial agreements

Including the preparation / review and negotiation of supply agreements, agency agreements, distributor agreements and other commercial contracts

Shares Schemes / Employee Incentives


Key Contacts

To make an enquiry, please contact a member of staff below or call 01224 845 845

Ross Gardner

Partner, Head of Corporate
T: 01224 845 879
M: 07739 171 075

Neil Forbes

Partner, Corporate
T: 01224 845 847
M: 07740 841 284

Ross Linn

Partner, Corporate
T: 01463 663 390
M: 07811 958 214

David Rennie

T: 01224 845 815
M: 07711 485 130

William Miller

Company Registrar
T: 01224 845 884
M: 07500 967 394

Corporate News & Insights

Cybersecurity for Professional Services Seminar with Mitigo

November 15, 2023

Cybersecurity for Professional Services : Breakfast Seminars with Mitigo Cybersecurity

Aberdeen : 28 Albyn Place at 8am on 21 Nov 2023

Inverness : The Kingsmills Hotel at 8am on 22 Nov 2023

Chambers and Partners and Legal 500 UK Guides 2024

October 23, 2023

The 2024 editions of Chambers & Partners Legal Guide UK and Legal 500 UK have been launched, with Stronachs LLP being recognised in both.  The two annual reviews of the UK’s legal market rank the leading firms and lawyers in Scotland.

CPI Award – Deborah Law

August 28, 2023

Deborah Law, partner in the dispute resolution team, has been awarded the Certificate of Proficiency in Insolvency (CPI). Deborah was one of eight candidates from England, Scotland and Wales to earn a merit and was ranked first of the Scottish candidates.

Promotions June 2023

June 1, 2023

On 1 June 2023 Stronachs LLP, the full-service law practice headquartered in Aberdeen, announced a number of internal promotions. 

Neil Forbes, on behalf of the Board, said:

“We are very pleased to announce that Kirsten Anderson of our private client team and Callum Armstrong of our corporate team have been assumed as Partners.  Both joined Stronachs as trainees and it is testament to their ability and commitment to the firm and its clients that they have achieved partnership at this stage of their career.