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Sandy Telfer

Partner, Dispute Resolution

Sandy is a real estate lawyer advising developers, landowners and public sector bodies on a wide range of complex and high-profile development projects, with a particular expertise in promoting large scale housing development through the planning process.

He is accredited by the Law Society of Scotland as a specialist in Scottish planning law and procedure and is ranked by clients and peers in the legal directories as a leading individual in his field.

Sandy is also a Legal Associate of the Royal Town Planning Institute.



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Sandy Telfer is an experienced practitioner with a high level of knowledge of land use planning.

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Recent News & Insights by Sandy

28 September 2022 | Time to read: 2 mins

Important changes to planning applications and permissions brought into force

By Colin Hamilton, Sandy Telfer

The Scottish Government has continued its implementation of the Planning (Scotland) Act 2019, with two instruments that have effect from...

02 August 2022 | Time to read: 8 mins

Planning for Afforestation

By Sandy Telfer

Many Scottish landowners have sought to add value to unproductive land through afforestation, although what planning is required?

04 May 2022 | Time to read: 1 min

Gillespie Macandrew bolsters planning team with the appointment of Sandy Telfer

By Robert Graham-Campbell , Sandy Telfer

Leading Scottish law firm, Gillespie Macandrew announces the appointment of experienced planning lawyer Sandy Telfer to their partnership.

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