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Fiona Neilson


Fiona Neilson

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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" in Corporate & Commercial by Legal 500.

Qualifications: LLB (Hons) Dip LP NP
Qualified: 1988
Joined the firm: 2019

  • Legal 500 2021: Recommended Lawyer