Greg Peebles > Gillespie Macandrew LLP > Glasgow, Scotland > Lawyer Profile

Gillespie Macandrew LLP
163 West George Street
G2 2JJ

Work Department

Commercial Property


Partner with 20 years’ experience in all aspects of commercial property work in Scotland. Considerable experience in development projects, investment purchases and sales and secured lending. Projects include the development of a major international hotel, Business Premises Renovation Allowance (BPRA) schemes, and developments in the healthcare and student accommodation sectors. Particular expertise acting for both landlords and tenants in shopping centres and on the high street over a number of years including Starbucks, Halfords, New Look, Habitat, Benetton and Paddy Power. Whilst in Dubai working as part of the legal team advising government departments on number of major residential and commercial property schemes, including Jumeirah Lake Towers and The Palm, Jumeirah and also advising IFA Hotels and Resorts.


Trained at Macfarlane & Company; qualified 1996; assistant at Boyds Solicitors 1997-1999; assistant / associate at Steedman Ramage WS / Biggart Baillie 2000-2005; associate Al Tamimi & Co, Dubai 2005-2006; associate / senior associate Biggart Baillie LLP / DWF LLP 2007-2016; partner Gillespie Macandrew 2016


Glasgow Golf Club and New Golf Club St Andrews.
Law Society of Scotland


Grove Academy, Broughty Ferry; Dundee University (1993 LLB Hons; 1994 Dip. LP)

Lawyer Rankings

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.