We are delighted to note that Macdonald Henderson has been recognised by Legal 500 as a Recommended Law Firm for Corporate & Commercial for 2024, the tenth year in a row.

We’ve maintained our impressive standings in the league table in good company, surrounded by Scottish, UK and global legal heavyweights.

Most importantly, we’ve received some superb testimonials from kind (and anonymous) clients, contacts and friends in business. We are very grateful for your support and instructions:


  • ‘The ‘outstanding’ corporate practice at Macdonald Henderson offers considerable breadth and depth of expertise, advising clients across a broad range of areas including management buyouts, domestic and cross-border M&A, private equity, and banking finance issues. The ‘commercially astute’ David Beveridge co-heads the team, bringing vast experience across all aspects of mergers, investments, acquisitions and disposals. Laura McKnight also leads the offering, having specialist knowledge regarding the employment aspects of corporate transactions.’


  • ‘The practice offers expertise in most areas of business. In effect, a one stop shop. They are quick to respond and the MD offers a personal touch.’


  • ‘They are quick to respond and provide important information and direction to keep a relatively small company moving forward.’


  • ‘Macdonald Henderson have an excellent team of experienced corporate lawyers.’


  • ‘David Beveridge and Laura McKnight are excellent and provide a fantastic service to their clients.’


  • ‘The Macdonald Henderson team are great at their area of strategic focus: experienced and good quality corporate advice on SME M&A and investment deals.’


  • ‘David Beveridge is a great all rounder with 25 years of experience in the Scottish corporate market behind him. Commercial with good attention to detail, he knows how to get a deal done with no messing around. There are plenty of corporate lawyers at larger firms in Scotland who could take a leaf out of his book.’


  • ‘All services provided by Macdonald Henderson are partner led, which is important in the OMB marketplace. The Partners are well supported by their team, and it is clear that communication within their business is excellent.’


  • ‘David Beveridge and Laura McKnight both display a positive and “can-do” attitude and always strive to find solutions and ways to make things happen.’