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Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP

Real Estate

4 ranked lawyersBand 1ScotlandUK 2022 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Offers high-quality advice to a wide variety of clients, including financial institutions, house builders and developers. Handles a range of transactional matters for well-known investors, as well as assisting them with ongoing asset management. Also handles property work for a number of household-name retailers.

Strengths

A client notes: "I find them exceptional. We're very lucky to be represented by them; they're always on top of things and are very responsive."

Work highlights

Another source highlights: "They have a wide range of knowledge and ability, and the interaction between the various departments is smooth and quick."
Acted for Baillie Gifford on a 20-year pre-let agreement for office space at the Edinburgh Haymarket development.

Notable practitioners

Andrew Hall is renowned for his experience in commercial and residential property development, representing both landowners and house builders.
"He has wide knowledge of the subject matter and a positive, proactive approach to achieving the desired result."

David Mitchell 's commercial property practice encompasses both development and investment work for an impressive blue-chip client base. He has notable experience in matters relating to retail and leisure-related property.

James Dobie demonstrates impressive experience in commercial real estate development, advising on the delivery of projects as well as acting for landowners on land disposals.

Scott Ritchie has a strong commercial real estate practice with experience acting on high-level investment acquisitions and disposals. He also assists with development matters, including student accommodation and infrastructure projects.

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Scotland

Real Estate: Mainly Mid-Market


Andrew Hall
Band 2
David Mitchell
Band 2
James Dobie
Band 1
Scott Ritchie
Band 4