Ronnie qualified as a solicitor in 1971 whereupon he commenced his own practice of which he was a senior partner until 1981.
He specialised in property developments and acquisitions. He has a wide experience in property matters having acted for numerous property companies. He also acted for many corporate companies in raising finance from major banks and other financial institutions.
In 1981, he was a co-founder of a family fashion business and using his skills and contacts obtained whilst practising as a solicitor, raised the initial finance to set up what is now a well-known brand name in fashion. Until 1995, he was its finance director overseeing all legal, commercial and fund raising matters. He was instrumental in negotiating and supervising an investment by 3i into the company in 1994.
During his time in retail, Ronnie continued to be a consultant solicitor whilst retaining his interest in real estate projects.
Ronnie brings to McFaddens a vast experience of both the property and retail sectors, as well as extensive contacts in banking, venture capital and private finance.