Partner, Business & Property
John has practised in Aberdeen since the early 1980s and has a considerable number of clients both locally and elsewhere. He was one of the founding partners of Plenderleath Runcie which built up an excellent reputation over its 21 years of practice. He deals with residential and commercial purchases and sales as well as commercial leases, developments, corporate acquisitions and disposals and other business related matters.
Originally from Helensburgh, he was educated at Kelvinside Academy and Aberdeen University.
- Corporate - Sale of the ATR Group of companies on behalf of the founders; acquisition and demerger of Apex Tubulars and the subsequent sale of their pipe inspection division; formation and assisting in the subsequent sale of Independent Oilfield Services; management buyout of Heat Connection together with various other corporate reconstructions / share disposals both in the oil and gas sector and elsewhere.
- Property - Developments at Kilbowie House, Oban; The former RAF Buchan, Buchan Braes, Peterhead; Youlieburn, Tarves; Jackstown Grange ,Daviot and West Craibstone Street, Aberdeen.