Fiona advises a wide range of businesses, primarily in Highlands and Islands, on corporate and corporate finance matters including start-ups, mergers and acquisitions, business and share sales, equity investments, joint ventures, partnerships, corporate governance, succession planning, restructuring, finance and securities.
She has broad experience as a general corporate lawyer advising clients in both the private and public sectors (clients previously include economic development agencies, banks and a university). Other areas of interest include commercial contracts, charity law, intellectual property and franchising. Her international experience includes sales and acquisitions, joint ventures, advice on establishing a branch abroad and on inward investment.
Examples of prior transactional work include the sale of an accounting services business to an international group, sale of shares in a renewable energy sector joint venture company to a foreign investor, bank funding of port re-developments, sales of fish farming and seafood businesses and an equity investment in a new distillery.
Fiona is regarded as a "Recommended Lawyer" by Legal 500 2019.
Qualifications: LLB (Hons) Dip LP NP
Joined the firm: 2019