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).
Michael Royden's Blog Entries
Chambers and Partners 2019
He does a fantastic job of explaining all issues and highlighting potential risks, and he has vast experience and robust knowledge of the law.
Legal 500 2019
He understands the unique situations that arise within dentistry.
Chambers & Partners 2020
Michael Royden is renowned for his expertise in the dental sector, which is supplemented by knowledge of the veterinary and pharmaceutical spaces. He is particularly adept at assisting clients with a range of corporate and transactional matters. Clients say: "He is very efficient, always accessible and shows a lot of patience in guiding you through the legal process."
Chamber & Partners 2021
Michael is a highly experienced, efficient and knowledgeable lawyer who always remains calm and is able to deal with things very quickly.