BTO Solicitors LLP

Scott Buchan

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Over 25 years’ commercial property experience with extensive track record in range of transactions across all sectors: office, retail, leisure, industrial and student accommodation.

As well as mainstream acquisitions and sales, landlord and tenant work, Scott has significant experience of large cross border portfolio transactions, strategic site assembly and development projects, substantial investment transactions, real estate advice and support to insolvency practitioners. Acts for spectrum of property investment and development clients, from private investors and property companies to public and third sector bodies.

Recently acted on numerous substantial high value deals including: three significant office investment purchases in Glasgow for Robt Jones Holdings; London based investors including Wittington Investments; foreign based investors including Quatar based Investra and Al Ajlan & Brothers. Highest profile deal: acting for vendor of strategic riverfront site in sale to Drum Property Group, the major part of which site is to be developed as one of Barclays Bank’s Global Hubs supporting initially 2,500 jobs.

Lead client partner for United Wholesale Group (Scotland’s largest Cash and Carry) and Scott Group (UK’s largest pallet manufacturer) - each have annual turnover of £100m+.


Partner BTO Solicitors LLP (2013-present).

Professional Memberships

Glasgow Property Professionals; Investment Property Federation; Commercial Real Estate Lawyer’s Association.