Gavin Buchan > Lindsays > Edinburgh, Scotland > Lawyer Profile

Lindsays
CALEDONIAN EXCHANGE
19A CANNING STREET
EDINBURGH
EH3 8HE
Scotland

Work Department

Banking and Finance, Commercial Property

Position

Gavin is a Banking Partner within the Commercial department based in Edinburgh.

He is a banking expert with experience of advising both borrowers and lenders in relation to general corporate and commercial banking transactions, bridging finance, renewables finance, rural/agri finance, acquisition finance, social housing finance, healthcare finance, private banking and corporate restructurings.  He regularly provides Scots law advice in relation to cross border transactions.

Gavin has a particular specialism in all aspects of real estate finance work with considerable knowledge of dealing with both investment and development finance transactions.

Career

2000-2002 – Davidson Chalmers LLP – Trainee solicitor; 2002-2004 – Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP – Assistant, Real Estate; 2004-2016 – Maclay Murray & Spens LLP – Associate, Banking & Finance; 2016-to date – Lindsays – Partner

Memberships

Law Society of Scotland

Education

1994-1998 – University of Dundee – LLB (Hons)

1998-1999 – University of Glasgow – Diploma in Legal Practice

Lawyer Rankings

Scotland > Finance > Banking and finance

Lindsays handles referral work from UK and international firms, acting for both lenders and borrowers on a range of transactional matters. It has recently been dealing with Covid-19-related banking matters and is also experienced in development finance, corporate banking and cross-border mandates. Practice head Gavin Buchan specialises in property finance work.