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Danny Lee

Edinburgh, UK UK Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
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Danny Lee heads the firm's corporate practice in Scotland. He acts for clients in a range of sectors, including technology, life sciences and energy, on M&A transactions and private equity investments.
"Danny is skilled at finding the issues quickly, is very commercial and looks for quick and pragmatic solutions." "He is prompt, well prepared and has excellent problem-solving abilities." "He has a hands-on and no-nonsense approach and provides excellent service to his clients."
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Danny is a partner in the firm’s corporate finance team, having joined Burges Salmon’s new Scottish office in 2019. Danny specialises in corporate finance and company law, including M&A, joint ventures, private equity and restructurings. Danny covers a range of sectors, but with a particular focus on the energy sector (notably renewables), food and drink, technology and life sciences/pharma sectors. Recent experience includes: advising Panoramic Growth Equity on its investment in Big Drop Brewing Company; advising Fern Fibre Limited and Octopus Investments on the acquisition of internet service provider M12 Solutions and the Giganet brand together with a £250m funding package; advising Riverstone on the sale of Forsa Energy’s distributed flexible power generation platform to Tiger Infrastructure Partners; advising Calcivis on its equity investment by SIB and Archangels; advising Genus plc on its strategic investment in genetics improvement consultancy, Xelect

Career

Biggart Baillie, 1997-2005 (Trainee and Associate)

Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, 2005-2019 (Partner since 2007)

Burges Salmon LLP, 2019-present (Partner)

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Law Society of Scotland

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University of Edinburgh (LLB (Hons) 1992-1996, Dip. LP (1997)). Enjoys football, tennis, F1 and music.

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