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Michael Royden

Partner | Dundee

Corporate & Commercial

Michael has been a Partner since 2000 Head of our Corporate team, his areas of expertise include the acquisition, disposal and merger of various types of organisation, in both public and private sectors. Michael also has expertise in drafting, review and implementation of commercial contracts, the structuring of companies, corporate and other finance arrangements, and advice in relation to charity law.

Michael has experience in a broad range of corporate governance advice. He has worked with a number of public sector bodies, advising on investment in subsidiaries, both wholly owned and involving other investors, and assistance to various businesses by loans, grant, co-investment and other funding, with a particular focus on the governance aspects of these transactions.

Michael also has significant experience in advising health professionals, with a particular focus on dentists and GPs. Michael was recognised for his expertise in this sector when he won the Professional Adviser Award at the Scottish Dental Awards 2019. Michael is a member of the Association of Specialist Providers to Dentists (ASPD), National Association of Specialist Dental Accountants and Lawyers (NASDAL) and the National Association of Specialist Solicitor Advising Doctors (NASSAD).


Professional Advisor Winner | Scottish Dental Awards Ranked in Legal 500 2020

Michael Royden's Blog Entries

Restrictive Covenants in Dental Practices - a pointless exercise or not?

We are regularly asked to provide advice on restrictive covenants, either in putting them into place or advising on their enforceability.…

Posted on 21st January 2020

Selling Up & Repaying A GP Sustainability Loan

In my previous blogs I have discussed the ins and outs of the GP Sustainability Loan scheme and have explained potential stumbling blocks…

Posted on 26th July 2019

Contracts in a Dental Practice

We have reason from time to time to ascertain what contracts our dental clients have with third parties. It may be in the context of a…

Posted on 12th June 2019

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