Damien is a partner and leads our Corporate team in Scotland.

He has 20 years' experience as a corporate lawyer and specialises in providing corporate and commercial law advice to a range of local, national and international clients that include PLCs, investment funds, owner-managed and family businesses and entrepreneurs. He has a particular focus on mergers and acquisitions, private equity, joint ventures, group reorganisations and demergers.

Damien works with clients across multiple sectors, including regularly advising clients in the future energy, food & drink and transport sectors.

He is praised for his technical expertise and his track record managing complex transactions to a successful conclusion. The international legal directory, Chambers & Partners, noted that "Damien Bechelli is known to be a good negotiator who is good at keeping a balanced perspective".

Jurisdiction: Scotland


  • Advising McGill’s Buses, the largest independent bus passenger transport operator in Scotland on its acquisition of a group of companies from the National Express Plc.
  • Advising Intelligent Land Investment Group PLC on five separate corporate disposals during 2021.
  • Advising a ministerial department in relation to an investment transaction and joint venture with another leading member of the G7 countries.