David joined Macdonald Henderson in 2005 and led a buyout of the practice in early 2009, becoming one of Scotland's youngest managing partners in the process.
Specialising in mergers & acquisitions, corporate finance, shareholder matters and general corporate advisory work, he is featured in CA's "Who's Who in Corporate Law?" and has been recognised in several Scottish legal industry award categories, including Rising Star, Corporate Lawyer of the Year and Managing Partner of the Year.
Under David's stewardship, Macdonald Henderson has gone from strength to strength and established itself as one of Scotland's leading niche commercial law firms.
David is described by The Legal 500 as 'extremely knowledgeable and professional' and was given Recommended Lawyer status in 2016.
Michael is a hugely experienced court room lawyer who aligns a wealth of litigation practice with a strong instinct for the objectives of his clients.
Combining legal skills and knowledge with a practical/cost effective approach, Michael provides clear and decisive advice to clients when they find themselves in difficult situations - from having an outstanding invoice which needs to be recovered; to having purchased a multi-million pound business but not receiving what they bargained for and requiring compensation; or falling victim to a cyber fraud and losing hundreds of thousands of pounds which need to be recouped. The range of clients that Michael acts for include businesses and people in business, insolvency practitioners, and individuals. When necessary, Michael represents the interests of clients in courts and tribunals, but also achieves positive results through other means such as negotiation and, mediation.
Our entrepreneurial approach ensures we strike the right balance for your company, providing comprehensive legal solutions with commercial awareness. After all, you have a business to run.
We pride ourselves on making things as straightforward as possible, and speaking in a language that we all understand. There are those who enjoy making life difficult, hiding behind jargon and the way things have “always been.” And then there are those who want to add a personal touch to a professional service, who are clever and commercial, without making life too complicated.