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Addleshaw Goddard

EXCHANGE TOWER, 19 CANNING STREET, EDINBURGH, EH3 8EH, SCOTLAND
Tel:
Work 0131 228 2400
Fax:
Fax 0131 222 9800
DX:
ED27 EDINBURGH
Email:
Web:
www.addleshawgoddard.com

Heather Pearson

Tel:
Work 0131 222 9823
Email:
Addleshaw Goddard

Work Department

Social housing and regeneration.

Position

Heather heads the social housing and regeneration team in Scotland, and advises on commercial contracts, property, development, funding, regulatory and governance issues. She is immersed in and maintains a strong affiliation and high profile in the sector. Heather combines her significant real estate experience with her deep knowledge of the sector, acting for developers and funders, advising on strategic options, joint venture partnering arrangements, complex acquisitions, and disposals and asset management. She also has experience in the healthcare sector and works closely with the energy team in delivering community energy schemes.

Career

Trained Maclachlan & MacKenzie; qualified 1986; partner HBJ Gateley 1991, head of real estate 1995-2004; head of property finance Bell & Scott 2004-06; head of social housing and regeneration HBJ Gateley 2006 to date.

Member

Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA); vice-chair Trust Housing Association; director Trust Enterprises Ltd.


Scotland: Real estate

Social housing

Within: Social housing

Addleshaw Goddard has been increasingly active in advising funders and RSLs in social housing funding transactions. The team, led by Heather Pearson, also handles various other contentious and non-contentious issues, including those pertaining to housing management, tenancy, debt recovery and data management as well as development projects, group structures and constitutional partnerships.

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