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BTO Solicitors LLP

ONE EDINBURGH QUAY, 133 FOUNTAINBRIDGE, EDINBURGH, EH3 9QG, SCOTLAND
Tel:
Work 0131 222 2939
Fax:
Fax 0131 222 2949
DX:
ED77 EDINBURGH
Email:
Web:
www.bto.co.uk
Edinburgh, Glasgow
BTO Solicitors LLP, Graeme Kelly, Edinburgh, SCOTLAND

Graeme Kelly

Tel:
Work 0131 222 2939
Email:
Web:
www.bto.co.uk
BTO Solicitors LLP

Work Department

Commercial property and Real Estate.

Position

Partner

Graeme has more than 25 years’ experience working in the commercial real estate and property markets. In recent years his main focus has been advising investors in the acquisition and disposal of office and industrial developments, and on legal issues arising in the management of investment portfolios, but traditionally Graeme’s particular specialism has been in advising developers, particularly in the development, operation and financing of hotels and other leisure and licensed premises. His clients include investment funds, as well as national hotel brands and smaller independent developers and occupiers.

RECENT EXPERIENCE

  1. Wirefox/Dakota Capella LLP:- acting in the acquisition of multi-let office investment at Capella, Glasgow, price in excess of £40 million (completion August 2017).
  1. Peter Steven Estates Ltd:- acting in the acquisition of a number of industrial investments, including Bergen House, Altens, Aberdeen, price in excess of £3 million (completion July 2018)
  1. Waterhill Property Group Ltd:- acting in the acquisition of an industrial investment at Craigshaw Road, Tullos, Aberdeen, price in excess of £2.5 million (completion March 2018), and two separate retail portfolios of convenience stores in August and November 2018.
  1. Cringletie House Hotel:- acting in the sale of a country house hotel business in the Scottish Borders (completion February 2019).
  1. Allan Water Developments Ltd:- acting in the onward sale of a new hotel development in Stirling, with the benefit of a pre-let to Travelodge Hotels, price in excess of £5 million (completion March 2018).

Career

Partner, BTO Solicitors LLP (Nov. 2018-present); Partner, DWF LLP (July 2012-October 2015); Partner, Biggart Baillie (1996-2012); Associate, Thorntons Solicitors (1990-1996).

Languages

English and German (Conversational).

Member

Law Society of Scotland.

Education

University of Dundee, LLB Hons (1980-1985).

Leisure

Watching football and playing golf.

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