Business & Commercial Law

MacPhee & Partners’ dedicated team of commercial solicitors provide advice to businesses large and small throughout Scotland.

We pride ourselves on not just providing legal advice on specific issues, but being an integral part of your business, giving you general commercial support on an ongoing basis.  It is vital that we understand your business’ objectives and the risks and opportunities that you face.

Our expertise includes:-

The department is headed up by Christine MacKay (Partner), assisted by Isabella MacRitchie (Solicitor), Gary Somers (Solicitor) and Rebecca Fraser (Trainee Solicitor).  Christine has acted for a number of Scotland’s largest land developers in the acquisition, development and sale of housing and mixed/residential commercial sites. She also has significant experience in relation to the purchase, sale and leasing of industrial and retail developments and in the purchase and sale of hotels and other licensed premises. Gary worked in the central belt for a number of years and has experience advising individuals, partnerships, SMEs and companies on a wide variety of commercial and property matters across different industries. Isabella works between our Oban and Fort William offices and previously worked for a large commercial firm based in Glasgow where she specialised in corporate transactional work and commercial contracts. Isabella has experience in advising individuals, start-ups, SMEs, charitable organisations and large corporates in a variety of non-contentious commercial and corporate matters across various industry sectors.

Contact Christine, Gary and Rebecca on 01397 701000 or  e-mail or or

Contact Isabella on 01631 562308/01397 701000 or email