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Burness Paull

Real Estate

4 ranked lawyersBand 1ScotlandUK 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Major player in the market handling a broad range of real estate matters, including large-scale residential and retail developments and complicated investment and portfolio work for high-profile clients. Also strong in advising on major regeneration schemes across Scotland. Equipped to handle transactions in the private rental and student accommodation sectors, as well as offering property support to clients in the oil and gas industry.

Strengths

"There is a noticeable culture of excellence and client focus which permeates throughout the entire firm," according to one client.

A client says: "They are always very prompt to respond; the quality of work is consistently high and delivered on time."

Work highlights

Advised CSG Glasgow on the £100 million acquisition and development of a site in the centre of Glasgow.

Notable practitioners

Nicholas Naddell advises high-profile investors and corporate occupiers on a wide variety of commercial real estate deals. He is additionally experienced in assisting clients in the hotels sector, in addition to real estate financing.

Richard Goodfellow regularly assists residential and commercial property developers, in addition to investors and corporate occupiers. He is particularly knowledgeable of the housebuilding sector and related concerns of planning and construction.
"He is thoroughly professional, highly knowledgeable and focused."

Richard Rennie represents leading developers and investors in high-value real estate mandates. He is dual-qualified in both Scotland and England and is able to advise on a variety of complex deals.

Scott Peterkin is head of Burness Paull's real estate practice. He is experienced in handling major property developments, particularly residential and housing-led mixed-use schemes.
"Scott offers a proactive approach to problems and works tirelessly to achieve the desired outcome. He provides expert support, guidance and reassurance during the most difficult negotiations."

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Real Estate

Burness Paull

firm
Location

50 Lothian Road

Festival Square

Edinburgh

City of Edinburgh

UK

EH3 9WJ

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Scotland

Real Estate: Mainly Mid-Market


Nicholas Naddell
Band 2
Richard Goodfellow
Band 2
Richard Rennie
Band 1
Scott Peterkin
Band 3