Harry Smith > Gillespie Macandrew LLP > Edinburgh, Scotland > Lawyer Profile

Gillespie Macandrew LLP
5 ATHOLL CRESCENT
EDINBURGH
Scotland

Work Department

Housebuilder

Position

Partner specialising in land acquisition and disposals for housebuilders, site assembly, plot disposal, planning, funding and development agreements.

Career

Trained Alex Morison & Co; qualified 1988; partner Alex Morison & Co, Morison Bishop, Morisons LLP and Gillespie Macandrew LLP.

Education

Marr College, Troon; Edinburgh University (1986 LLB (Hons), Dip LP).

Leisure

Football, golf, gardening and wine.

Lawyer Rankings

Scotland > Real estate > Construction

With a strong presence in the housebuilder market, Gillespie Macandrew LLP has residential development work at its core. The ‘knowledgeable‘ team jointly led by Harry Smith and Isobell Reid provides regular assistance with site acquisitions but also handles commercial property work, building restoration projects and contentious matters.

Scotland > Real estate > Commercial property: Edinburgh and Glasgow

Gillespie Macandrew LLP‘s real estate team includes a prominent housebuilder sub-group led by Harry SmithKenneth Irons heads up the commercial property group generally and has a notable track record acting for corporate clients including international corporates and SMEs. The group also recently handled investment transactions, advised high-profile retail clients, and assisted English law firms with Scottish law issues. Greg Peebles regularly acts for student accommodation and healthcare developers.