Aberdein Considine’s team, led by recommended lawyer Ritchie Whyte, undertakes work across a wide range of sectors for clients Scotland-wide and internationally, mainly focuses on acting for SMEs and investors in the oil and gas and marine service space.
Legal 500 Guide, 2017 Edition
Your team’s dedication and professionalism, coupled with their caring and personal approach to law makes stressful times easier. Aberdein Considine is our law firm of choice and we cannot recommend them highly enough.
Steve Brown, Managing Director, Diversity Risk Management
Aberdein Considine’s solicitors are accessible and responsive, they understand our business and their advice is always concise and easy to understand.
Derek Mitchell, Managing Director, Caledonian Logistics
Ritchie is a Partner in our Corporate and Business Advisory team and advises clients on mergers and acquisitions, disposals, investments and start-ups.
He has a wealth of experience in the SME space advising entrepreneurs, investors and owner-managed businesses across a variety of industry sectors, including energy and healthcare.
He has become a key commercial contact for firms in Aberdeen, particularly SMEs in the oil and gas sector. He now also acts for a number of fast-growing food and drink industry businesses, including Porter’s Gin and Dark Matter Rum.
Ritchie joined the firm in 2005 and is recommended by the Legal 500.
Advising management team of XIC on the buy-out of a retiring shareholder.
Advising partners of C & S Murphy on a joint-venture with Leo Group Ltd.
Advising on the disposal of the entire issued share capital of Sengs Subsea Engineering Solutions Ltd to Pryme Group.
Advising PMAC Group on the acquisition of the entire issued share capital of Gammachek International Ltd.
Advising Langstane Liquor Company Limited (Porter’s Gin) on equity fundraising.
Advising One Dental Group on acquisition of Breeze Dental.
Aberdeen University (2004 LLB Hons)
Aberdeen University (2005 DIP LP)
Qualified as a solicitor in 2007
Trustee of Garioch Sports Centre (SCIO) and Garioch Sports and Community Centre Holdings (SCIO).
Recommended by the Legal 500 UK Guide in 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017.
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