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Balfour+Manson LLP

56-66 FREDERICK STREET, EDINBURGH, EH2 1LS, SCOTLAND
Tel:
Work 0131 200 1200
Fax:
Fax 0131 200 1300
DX:
ED4 EDINBURGH
Email:
Web:
www.balfour-manson.co.uk
Aberdeen, Edinburgh

Hugh Angus

Tel:
Work 0131 200 1250
Email:
Web:
www.balfour-manson.co.uk/our-people/hugh-angus/
Balfour+Manson LLP

Work Department

Commercial and charities.

Position

Partner in commercial property, head of commercial department. Acting for a wide range of local and national occupiers and investors, particularly in industrial, retail and leisure, and in the third sector including community right to buy. Experienced in all areas of commercial property including advising on law reform and property-based projects in the public sector.

Career

Trained Biggart Baillie & Gifford; qualified 1987; Brodies 1987-1996 (associate 1991); Robson McLean 1996-2002 (partner 1997); Morton Fraser 2002-15, Balfour+Manson 2015-date.

Member

Writer to the Signet.

Education

Greenock Academy; Aberdeen University (1983 LLB; 1984 Dip LP); McGeorge School of Law (Dip AILS 1984).

Leisure

Cycling; sailing; walking.


Scotland: Private client

Charities and not-for-profit

Within: Charities and not-for-profit

Balfour+Manson LLP is particularly noted for its work with faith organisations, but its clients comprise a broad range of established charities and individuals or groups setting up new charitable organisations. The ‚Äėresponsive and technically knowledgeable‚Äô team handles both non-contentious matters (including property, constitution, governance and re-organisations) and contentious work such as regulatory inquiries and investigations. Practice head, Hugh Angus¬†recently advised a number of religious organisations in connection with major reorganisations and charitable status applications for various local churches.¬†Alan Gilfillan¬†¬†(who is rated for his ‚Äėfirst-class‚Äô knowledge of charity law)¬†advised on the registration of a charity following a merger, as well as on the cessation of a joint charitable venture and constitutional issues relating to the high-profile disaffiliation of a religious community. Clients include the Samaritans and the Scottish National Institution for War Blinded.

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