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
- 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.
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.
News and insights
Leading Scottish law firm, Gillespie Macandrew announces the appointment of experienced planning lawyer Sandy Telfer to their partnership.
Our team provides clear, commercial advice to clients and has considerable sector expertise. Get in touch with one of our team to find out how we can help you.All team
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