Thorntons Law LLP

Real Estate Department

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What the team is known for Regularly handles residential development matters on behalf of house builders and affordable housing providers. Advises on a wide range of acquisitions and leasing transactions for corporate occupiers, including retail, leisure and education sector clients. Also offers dedicated expertise in healthcare-related property matters.

Strengths One impressed client appreciates the team's "pragmatic advice at a sensible cost, with a huge degree of common sense and a thorough understanding of the law."

Another interviewee notes: "They are very competent, particularly in handling lease agreements."

Work highlights Advised Hillcrest Homes in relation to the purchase of land on a brownfield site in Hilltown, Dundee for the development of 80 housing units in an agreement with Dundee City Council.

Notable practitioners

Hugo Allan
frequently advises on landlord and tenant matters, particularly on behalf of retail occupiers, and also handles the acquisition and disposal of property assets including hotels and shopping centres.
"Very user-friendly and technically sound."