David Mitchell > Shepherd and Wedderburn > Edinburgh, Scotland > Lawyer Profile

Shepherd and Wedderburn
1 EXCHANGE CRESCENT
CONFERENCE SQUARE
EDINBURGH
EH3 8UL
Scotland

Work Department

Property

Position

David is a partner specialising in property. He advises a broad based commercial practice including British Land, Sainsbury’s Supermarkets, BlackRock, CBRE Global Investors, Hermes Investment Management, William Pears Group, LondonMetric, Warehouse Reit plc/Tilstone and Palmer Capital. He has particular experience in the field of development having been involved in a number of significant office, retail and mixed use projects across Scotland. In addition David heads up the real estate function of the firm’s restructuring and insolvency group and advises a number of UK banks and insolvency practitioners on the property aspects of restructuring and insolvency. In Chambers and Partners, clients describe him as ‘responsive, and he always acts in our best interests.’

Career

Trained Shepherd and Wedderburn 1996; admitted as a solicitor in Scotland 1997; assistant 1998; associate 2003; partner 2006.

Memberships

Law Society of Scotland.

Education

Aberdeen University (1995 LLB Hons; 1996 Dip LP).

Leisure

Cycling, golf, football.

Lawyer Rankings

Scotland > Real estate > Commercial property: Edinburgh and Glasgow

(Leading individuals)

David MitchellShepherd and Wedderburn

Shepherd and Wedderburn counts housebuilders, funds, banks, investors and retailers as clients, and is noted for its development work, which spans mixed-use and residential developments, retail sector schemes and office developments. Hugh Smith and Jamie Grant jointly head the leisure and hospitality sub-group, which advises a roster of hotel operators, investors, financiers and managers on all aspects of hotel transactions and operations. The property group is jointly led by Andrew Hall and David Mitchell from Glasgow and Edinburgh respectively. Other key names include Nick Ryden and development expert James Dobie.