Kirk Dailly has been appointed as Head of the Business Services Group at Blackadders LLP, the Scottish law firm.
As a partner at the firm and the existing head of Blackadders’ Corporate and Commercial team, Dailly has extensive experience in the sector.
He takes over from Campbell Clark, who continues as a partner and a senior member of the Blackadders’ Corporate and Commercial team.
Dailly is Signet Accredited in corporate law and certified by the Law Society of Scotland as a specialist in data protection.
His expertise lies in tech, video games, healthcare and life sciences.
Blackadders’ Joint Managing Partner Emma Gray said: “We’re delighted that Kirk Dailly will take on this position.
“He will work with the Leadership Team in driving our strategic goals and the continuing transformation of the firm.
“Kirk has broad experience as Head of Corporate and Commercial and from his 18 years with Blackadders.
“There’s a wealth of talent within Blackadders and we’re genuinely excited about the plans for 2024.”
Dailly said: “I’m very much looking forward to the opportunity of heading up our Business Services Group.
“We’ve fantastic, forward-thinking people in our teams – the Legal 500 noted that they are ‘energetic, interested, highly knowledgeable and dedicated’, and ‘genuinely passionate and interested in helping your business, which comes across in spades’.
“At the moment, we’re hiring for roles in the central belt and north-east to grow the team, adding to our existing services for business.
“We also have innovative offerings in the pipeline, including AI and data training which we’re starting shortly.
“There are a number of really interesting developments planned in the next few months and I’m excited to lead
Recognised as one of Scotland’s leading lawyers in tech and video games, Kirk specialises in M&A, investment rounds, commercial contracts, IP and data privacy.
His clients include start-ups, established SMEs, multinationals and some of the country’s leading entrepreneurs.