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Derek McCulloch re-elected as Chairman of Lexwork Europe & Asia

June 1, 2017

Derek McCulloch was re-elected as chairman of Lexwork Europe & Asia in May 2017.

Derek is dual qualified as a solicitor in Scotland and England & Wales and he is head of the firm’s Energy, Natural Resources & Strategic Land sector group. Derek has over 20 years of experience advising and counselling global and domestic businesses on their major corporate, land and energy projects on a UK and International level.

More recently, he has led and advised on several significant M&A deals and strategic energy investments including the sale of Rio Tinto’s Highland Smelter and Power Stations.  He also has a track record in advising on natural resource regulation, low carbonisation projects, university commercialisation, and complex joint venture and consortium deals.

Gillespie Macandrew are a leading Scottish law firm with a strong reputation for providing clients with exceptional legal, property and tax advice and services.

Gillespie Macandrew enjoys a reputation as a pre-eminent private client, commercial and residential property law firm in Scotland.  In addition, they are recognised for our expertise across the corporate, rural, energy and charity sectors, together with employment and debt recovery and insolvency.

Gillespie Macandrew has 22 Partners and over 100 fee earners and support staff.