Case studies

Our high calibre clients span all sectors across Scotland and beyond. Read about how our experts make a difference.

Gillespie Macandrew

Gillespie Macandrew

We have supported this client through the divestment of its investment arm to refocus on the partnership's core business.

A manufacturer and seller of packaging materials

A manufacturer and seller of packaging materials

We have provided specialist corporate and taxation advice to help this client to achieve the optimum group structure for its trading companies.

A large international distributor of steel plates

A large international distributor of steel plates

We manage the accounts, audits and taxes of this international group, and have assisted in the acquisition and disposal of foreign subsidiaries.

Partnership working in a health board

Partnership working in a health board

We helped a health board to develop outcome-focused reporting to demonstrate the success and impact of its new work with a partnership.

Audit Scotland

Audit Scotland

Our performance audit team led a national study on delivery efficiencies within the public sector on behalf of Audit Scotland.

Council service planning

Council service planning

We have reviewed this council's budgeting arrangements and helped it to direct its funding to deliver against its strategic priorities.

An organisation seeking efficiency savings

An organisation seeking efficiency savings

We set out clear recommendations for this organisation to improve the ways in which it reports efficiency savings to stakeholders.

A major wind energy company with global financial backers

A major wind energy company with global financial backers

We have advised this client in the structuring of two of their projects using LLPs, which resulted in extra flexibility and tax benefits.

Orkney Islands Council

Orkney Islands Council

Our due diligence specialists work with this Council to ensure they achieve strong returns on their investments in renewables projects.

Reiach and  Hall

Reiach and Hall

We have guided this business through its evolution, including successful financial management in a time of significant difficulty.

A family-owned property rental business

A family-owned property rental business

We have assisted this family-owned property business by recovering the maximum amount of VAT.

A large central belt legal firm

A large central belt legal firm

We used our connections to broker a deal in which our client merged with another large Scottish firm in a transaction which met both sides' goals.

Legal firm

Legal firm

Our work led to a successful conversion from partnership to limited company and also resulted in a significant tax saving.

Scotfo Limited Partnership

Scotfo Limited Partnership

We advised the partnership's high net worth owners on all matters including a successful onward sale.

Stakis Forestry LLP

Stakis Forestry LLP

We assisted with the complex transfer of assets from the Stakis family estate to a new limited liability partnership.

The Forestry Partnership

The Forestry Partnership

We advised on the merger of three existing clients to create a new partnership with more than 20 members and a forestry portfolio worth over £40m.

Ballimore Estate

Ballimore Estate

Our tax advisers have ensured that the client has entered the renewables market in a tax-efficient way which can be seen as a long-term investment.

Ambitious farmer seeking diversification

Ambitious farmer seeking diversification

With our help, this client has developed his land, setting up a separate partnership for stable business and holiday cottages.

Dukosi

Dukosi

We have advised the company's CEO for many years and introduced a key contact who went on to become Chairman of the company.

MiiCard

MiiCard

We have acted for this fast-growing ambitious company from its very early days and have guided them through their initial growing pains.