Douglas Roberts

Partner

Corporate

Phone

0131 656 5598

Address

Caledonian Exchange 19A Canning Street Edinburgh EH3 8HE

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Douglas Roberts

About Douglas

Douglas is a Partner in our Corporate & Commercial team, based in Edinburgh.

Douglas specialises in corporate, IP and commercial contract law and is experienced in advising a broad spectrum of clients, including SMEs, family businesses and start-up companies. 

He has expertise working with businesses in various sectors including technology, energy supply, finance, retail, engineering and property. Douglas has particular expertise in employee ownership, having advised on a number of transactions. He also specialises in the sports sector having acted for a number of sponsors, clubs, athletes and sports organisations in various contractual matters.

Expertise

Highlights

  • Acting for Black & Lizars in the acquisition of Clements Hearing Services.
  • Advising the Scottish Building Society in its sponsorship of the Scottish Women's Football League. 
  • Advising on various acquisitions and exits in a variety of sectors, including the sale of an IT business to US acquirer.
  • Acting for angel syndicates and investee companies on various rounds of funding.
  • Advising on employee ownership matters, such as employee ownership trusts and employee share options, and has acted for Capital for Colleagues plc in numerous investments in employee-owned companies.
  • Drafting and advising on various commercial contracts including IT contracts, agency agreements, reseller agreements and terms and conditions.
  • Senior Legal Manager for Glasgow 2014 advising on all commercial areas for the XX Commonwealth Games including sponsorship, broadcasting, ticketing and merchandising.
  • Advising the Ladies Golf Union in relation to contractual matters.

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