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Alastair Wyper

Alastair Wyper

alastair.wyper@blackwood-partners.com
+44 1224 446240

 


 

Alastair is the firm's managing partner and specialises in corporate and commercial law. He has a wide range of experience of advising on M&A and private equity transactions with a particular focus on the oil and gas sector. Alastair has acted for corporates both private and public, private equity and venture capital providers, banks, management teams and oil and gas service companies. He also has expertise in oil and gas contracting and restructuring/insolvency work.

Alastair is ranked in Chambers UK 2016 for corporate and M&A and is also recommended by The Legal 500 for corporate and commercial.

Chambers UK said "Alastair Wyper is a formidable corporate lawyer with particular strength in private equity transactions. Clients say: "He is straight to the point, conscientious¬†and very easy to deal with. He is someone who delivers on what is needed, and then some" and is a “top-class transactional lawyer who can be a tough negotiator but also knows which issues to push.” ”.

 

 

Alastair WyperJudith Quinn

judith.quinn@blackwood-partners.com
+44 1224 446232


 

 

Judith is one of the firm’s corporate partners. She has extensive experience of domestic and international corporate transactions, particularly in relation to M&A and private equity in the oil and gas sector.¬†Judith advises a range of clients including management teams, private equity investors and their portfolio companies, banks, service companies and other corporate entities.

Judith is recommended for corporate and commercial by The Legal 500 which said she is "among the firm's high performers, whose expertise is born out of years of experience" and is ranked in Chambers UK 2016 for corporate and M&A..

 

 

Alastair Wyper

Scott Swankie

scott.swankie@blackwood-partners.com
+44 1224 446238

 


 

Scott is the firm’s banking & finance partner. He deals with a wide range of transactions across the full spectrum of financing but with a particular focus on the oil and gas sector. Scott advises lenders, borrowers and sponsors on all types of corporate banking and structured finance transactions including acquisition finance, general corporate banking, property finance and shipping finance. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers in Scotland.

Scott is ranked In Chambers UK 2016 for banking & finance.

Chambers UK said "Scott Swankie enjoys an excellent reputation as "one of the best banking lawyers in the market." He is "very practical, understands all the issues and is very effective and efficient" and "has a good style in explaining the issues." ".