Skip to Main Content

Latest news and insights

Tornagrain | New Town Development

We act for Tornagrain Limited, part of the Moray Estates group, in connection with the development of the Tornagrain new town.

Viking Energy | Wind Farm Development

We act for Viking Energy Wind Farm LLP in respect of the major wind farm development on mainland Shetland.

Family Matters – Legal Considerations for Parents and Carers

Becoming a parent can also be all consuming, but there are a number of legal matters you should

Latest news and insights

Tornagrain | New Town Development

We act for Tornagrain Limited, part of the Moray Estates group, in connection with the development of the Tornagrain new town.

Viking Energy | Wind Farm Development

We act for Viking Energy Wind Farm LLP in respect of the major wind farm development on mainland Shetland.

Family Matters – Legal Considerations for Parents and Carers

Becoming a parent can also be all consuming, but there are a number of legal matters you should

Real Estate

As a long-standing and leading advisor to the real estate sector, our team of specialists can provide comprehensive, multidisciplinary legal advice.

Property is at the heart of everything we do, and our real estate sector team comprises over 60 lawyers and combines a broad range of property-related advice.

Our advice includes:

  • Commercial real estate
  • Construction
  • Housebuilder
  • Planning
  • Property disputes
  • Property finance
  • Strategic land

Our team can provide clear, pragmatic and commercial advice from the outset and guide you through the entire life of a property from land acquisition, financing and sale.

Commercial real estate

Our experienced team has developed a significant track record advising in relation to prime real estate assets across Scotland including advising Wire Oast Limited, an SPV established by Avignon Capital on the £23.3m acquisition of a portfolio of Waitrose stores in Glasgow.  Read more about this deal here.

We have particular expertise in the retail sector and advise a number of international retailers on their Scottish property requirements including leasing arrangements at the landmark St James’ Quarter in Edinburgh and in prime retail locations in Glasgow City Centre.

Housebuilder

We are one of the leading advisors to the housebuilding sector and advise some the UK’s largest housebuilders.  Clients look to us for our pragmatism and unrivalled sector knowledge and our share of the market continues to grow and in the last year we advised on 10% of all new plot sales in Scotland.

Planning, construction and projects

Our multidisciplinary team currently advises on some of the largest and most complex projects in Scotland including large housing developments, renewable energy projects, forestry and strategic land acquisitions.  We can advise through the entire lifecycle of a project from planning applications to acquisition and construction through to sale.  We combine technical expertise, clear, pragmatic advice and excellent project management skills.

Related services

Our Real Estate sector team brings together specialist expertise from the following teams:

News and insights

Gillespie Macandrew bolsters planning team with the appointment of Sandy Telfer

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

Gillespie Macandrew celebrates raft of internal promotions

Leading Scottish law firm, Gillespie Macandrew has announced the promotion of nine lawyers.

Contact the Real Estate team

Please provide a few details about your enquiry in this form and someone in our real estate team will get back to you as soon as they can.

Find a lawyer

If you are looking for a specific member of our team, you can search for them by their name here. You can also search for your regular contact by their area of expertise using the buttons below.

Visit the ‘Our People’ page for more ways to search if you can’t find who you’re looking for.