Edward Sloan

Prior to joining our team Edward was at Turcan Connell where he worked in the tax and trust, and asset management departments. Since joining he has acted on fund raisings and reorganisations for a number of companies across a range of service and industry sectors, together with advising them on structure and contractual issues. Edward has acted for companies raising funds from both UK and US investors and has experience of dealing with regulatory issues in the USA. Edward is currently undertaking exams in corporate finance with the CISI and deals with a range of fund and investment related work.

Max Scharbert

Max is an experienced corporate lawyer who has worked for Ashurst LLP and Maclay Murray & Spens LLP. He also worked as in-house legal counsel at NCM Finance Limited. He has practised in Scotland, England and Germany. He has extensive experience of a wide range of corporate and commercial work and specialises in joint ventures, private equity, mergers and acquisition, commercial contracts and advising start-up companies and funds. He is the chairman of the German British Chamber of Commerce in Scotland. He also speaks German fluently. Max holds a master in law from the University of Edinburgh and is Scottish qualified.

John Nimmo

John Nimmo is an experienced corporate, funds and investment company and investment services lawyer. He has acted on listings in aggregate around £2bn on the LSE (including setting up new investment companies and over twenty full prospectuses), and has launched unlisted investment vehicles. John has also acted on both hostile and recommended public takeover offers (always on the winning side). He has previously advised funds managed by a wide number of the major investment houses and has advised corporate and individual clients on a wide range of acquisitions and investments as well as having helped a number of clients obtain FCA Authorisation. John has extensive experience of helping start up, spin out and growth companies, acting variously for management, the company and investors. He also has first hand experience of starting a business which is rare among lawyers.

Ross Kennedy

Ross deals with all aspects of real estate transaction for clients and banks and with particular experience in property investment and development and renewable energy projects. Ross qualified as a solicitor in Scotland in 1989 and as a solicitor in England & Wales in 1997. Ross also acts for funders and has deal structuring experience for private joint venture arrangements. Ross is a former part time tutor at the University of Edinburgh tutoring in Commercial Leasing in the Professional Practice Post Graduate Unit.