Scottish commercial law specialist adds to construction and corporate finance teams

Neil Kennedy

COMMERICAL law firm MacRoberts has announced it has strengthened its construction law and corporate finance teams with the appointments of Jonathan Gaskell as a partner and Rod Hutchison as a legal director.

Jonathan Gaskell is an experienced construction lawyer specialising predominantly in transactional matters. MacRoberts revealed his work involves all aspects of non-contentious work, from contract procurement to the drafting and negotiation of construction contracts and related agreements.

Rod Hutchison has particular experience in acting for clients in the energy sector. He also advises founders in business start-ups and management teams on company exits as well as acting for not-for-profit organisations.

Neil Kennedy, managing partner, said, “Our construction team is one of the longest-established specialist teams in Scotland with an unrivalled reputation in both contentious and non-contentious matters. This is a continued sign of our commitment to grow and develop our key practice areas and we are delighted to welcome Jonathan to the firm.

“We were impressed by Rod’s corporate experience and expertise, along with his enviable client following. We look forward to working with clients throughout the north of Scotland, and further afield in the international marketplace.”

Jonathan Gaskell commented, “Joining a firm with such an impressive history, client list and admirable reputation is a huge privilege and I look forward to adding to the exciting growth and development plans across Scotland and beyond.”

Rod Hutchison added, “The corporate finance team at MacRoberts has a formidable reputation and I am delighted to be joining the team.”