Corporate support for spin-outs and start-ups

Our team has extensive experience of advising both investors and investee companies in the start-up/spin-out sectors. We act for a number of investors including Archangel and Apollo,  business angel syndicates investing in spin-outs and start-ups in Scotland.

Our team provides cost-effective services, usually operating on a fixed fee basis. We are well known for our expertise in this sector, including advising spin-outs from the University of Strathclyde, University of Aberdeen, University of Edinburgh and Fife College.

Benefits we bring to you

Partner Austin Flynn heads the team and is an award-winning, dual-qualified (Scotland and England & Wales) commercial lawyer, well known across the Central Belt of Scotland.

Stephen Clark and Melanie Schwindt are dual-qualified (Scotland and England & Wales) senior associates on the team, and both Stephen and Melanie advise high profile angel syndicates as well as early stage investee companies.

As well as being a senior associate in the team, Julie Nixon also holds a PhD in life science and was seconded to the University of Edinburgh where she assisted with advising on corporate matters with spin-out companies.