Kirsty McBirnie


Kirsty has a wide range of banking experience, including advising both lenders and borrowers in relation to debt finance, restructurings, syndicated lending, acquisition finance and real estate finance. She also regularly advises on Scottish aspects of complex cross border and international secured lending transactions and the provision of legal opinions in relation to such matters.

Year Qualified: 2001 (Scotland) and 2008 (England and Wales)

Contact details

0131 247 1167 /

Areas of Practice

Banking and Finance


Principal honours subjects included: International Financial Transactions and Export Trade Law
1994 â?? 1998 LL.B (Hons) 2:1 Specialising in Commercial Law with Taxation
Principal honours subjects included: Commercial Banking, Contemporary issues in Taxation and a disse
1996 â?? 1997 University of Stockholm (Erasmus exchange year)
1998 â?? 1999 University of Glasgow Diploma in Legal Practice


â?¢ Solicitor admitted to practice under English law and registered with the Solicitors Regulation Authority in England.
â?¢ Notary Public registered with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
â?¢ Solicitor admitted to practice under Scots law and registered with the Law Society of Scotland