Euan is an experienced corporate and commercial lawyer, with an excellent track record of advising businesses in a range of sectors. He advises a broad spectrum of clients, including public and private bodies, start-ups, SMEs, PLCs, investors and funders upon a number of matters, including M&A transactions, general corporate finance, commercial contracts, joint ventures, various forms of partnerships, re-organisations, private equity, venture capital, investments and corporate governance.
Euan has a particular expertise in Hotel Franchise Agreements and Hotel Management Agreements. He has worked on secondment at a leading UK Hotel Group’s legal team, advising on their Hotel Management Agreements. He also works for a variety of other hotel management companies, but more usually advises hotel owners in these arrangements. He has worked on some of the most high profile hotel franchise / management arrangements in Scotland, including advising (i) Aberdeen City Council in respect of the proposed development of the new Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre, including the Franchise Agreements with Hilton and another international hotel operator, and the related Management Agreements and (ii) advising an investment fund on the terms of a Management Agreement for a proposed W Hotel by Starwood at the Edinburgh St James development.
Euan regularly advises clients in a number of other sectors, including in the technology, healthcare and food and drink sectors.
An excellent communicator and project manager, with over 15 years’ experience in corporate and commercial law, Euan is recognised for his pragmatic and commercially astute advice