Restructuring &

Empowering our clients to manage change

Restructuring & Insolvency

Stronachs has the expertise and experience to deliver quick and effective advice to insolvency practitioners, companies including their directors and individuals in respect of all matters arising in connection with restructuring and insolvency.

Our commercial approach is delivered by a multi-disciplinary team of specialists with decades of experience between them.  They can assist clients in finding solutions in complex and difficult situations and provide practical and pragmatic advice.

Throughout many economic cycles Stronachs has handled a variety of restructuring and insolvency transactions in the north of Scotland market, particularly within Oil & Gas and its associated sectors.

Recently we have assisted clients including insolvency practitioners, banks, Plcs and other large corporate entities, SMEs and their various stakeholders (including shareholders, directors and employees) in navigating their way through a variety of issues that arise when dealing with a restructuring or insolvency process.


Business Support and Turnaround

Strategic Restructuring

Banks and Lenders

Employees, Directors and other Stakeholders


Key Contacts

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

Neil Forbes

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

Robert McDiarmid

Partner, Head of Dispute Resolution
T: 01224 845 951
M: 07779 636 444

Ross Gardner

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

Colin Sandilands

Partner, Head of Inverness Office
T: 01463 663 389
M: 07794 335 950

Liz Stewart

Partner, Commercial Property
T: 01224 845 859
M: 07587 034 705

David Chalmers

Partner, Head of Employment
T: 01224 845 817
M: 07587 034 699

Deborah Law

Partner, Dispute Resolution
T: 01224 845 811
M: 07876 881 088

Karen Leslie

Debt Recovery Manager
T: 01224 845 892
M: 07530 361 040

Restructuring & Insolvency 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.