The following firms have all worked with young companies and/or their investors in the recent past.

Blackadders Solicitors

Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh and Perth
Blackadders is a law firm that supports clients in achieving their business objectives. Our corporate & commercial team has a wealth of experience supporting new and growing companies through funding from early stage seed funding to follow-on rounds of several £million.
Contact: Campbell Clark
Tel: 01382 342247


Winner of multiple awards as UK Life Science Law Firm of the Year, Bonaccord works with an international multi disciplinary network to support life science companies of all types through investment and R&D collaborations to licensing, manufacture and distribution. We offer realistic pricing and a pragmatic business focused approach.
Contact: Patricia Barclay
Tel: 0131 202 6527

Macdonald Henderson

Contact: David Beveridge
Tel: 0141 248 4957

Maclay Murray & Spens

Contact: Michael Hughes
Tel: 0330 222 0050

MBM Commercial LLP

Contact: Kenny Mumford
Tel: 0131 226 8200/0845 345 5004

Burness Paull LLP

Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen
Burness Paull is one of Scotland’s leading law firms working regularly with investors and high-growth companies across all sectors. We have advised on over 100 equity investments and have the expertise to work with companies in all aspect of their growth from their inception through to their exit.
Contact: Chris Gotts,
Tel: 0131 473 6020

Harper Macleod LLP

Harper Macleod is a leading independent Scottish law firm. Our lawyers work closely with businesses at every stage of their life-cycle, from inception right through to a successful exit. We have extensive experience of helping young, innovative companies secure the necessary investment to fuel their growth into strong, successful businesses.
Contact: Paula Skinner
Tel: 0141 221 8888


Lindsays are highly experienced and have a strong track record in providing high quality, specialist, cost effective corporate advice to start ups and high growth companies through seed and early funding rounds to exit. We collaborate with angel networks, investors and businesses to raise finance and commercialise IPRs.
Contact: David Wood
Tel: 0131 656 5682

Morisons Solicitors

Morisons’ High Growth Company & Investment team are experienced specialists in equity investment for young businesses, supporting companies and investors with practical advice guiding them through initial investments to later stage funding. Morisons Solicitors is a multi-service commercial legal firm with offices in Glasgow and Edinburgh.
Contact: Andrew Sloane
Tel: 0141 332 5666

Morton Fraser

As an award-winning full-service law firm with a strong presence in Glasgow and Edinburgh, Morton Fraser prides itself on its price guarantee and its quality of client service. We regularly advise companies and investors in equity and debt funding from angel syndicates, high net-worth individuals, offshore trusts and VC funds.
Contact: Austin Flynn
Tel: 0131 247 1000

Thorntons Law

Thorntons’ Technology and Investment team specialise in advising high growth and spin-out companies, investors and entrepreneurs. The team’s wealth of experience allows us to provide practical and straightforward advice and solutions at all stages of the funding cycle.
Contact: Chris Byrne
Tel: 0138 221 4914


Vialex’s legal advisers have significant experience of advising founders, companies and investors on financing and other general legal matters affecting young companies across a range of sectors. Like our clients, we are young, entrepreneurial and dynamic. Billing is based on value, not time spent, and certainty of cost is assured.
Contact: Paul Jarman-Williams
Tel: 0333 240 0127


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