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Shepherd and Wedderburn

1 EXCHANGE CRESCENT, CONFERENCE SQUARE, EDINBURGH, EH3 8UL, SCOTLAND
Tel:
Work 0131 228 9900
Fax:
Fax 0131 228 1222
DX:
551970 EDINBURGH-53
Email:
Web:
www.shepwedd.com

Elaine Todd

Tel:
Work 0131 473 5296
Email:
Web:
www.shepwedd.com/
Shepherd and Wedderburn

Work Department

Property

Position

Elaine is a partner specialising in property. She is highly experienced in all aspects of property related transactions with particular experience in investment, development and landlord and tenant work and in dealing with the property aspects of PFI/PPP projects. Clients range from major institutional investors, leading development and investment companies in Europe and local investment/development companies to private individuals who are investors, landlords or tenants.

Career

1988 to 1990 Trainee, Rankin and Reid SSC; 1990 to 2014 Partner, Tods Murray LLP; 2014 to date Partner, Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP.

Member

Law Society of Scotland

Education

1987 LLB (Hons), University of Glasgow, 1988 Dip LP, University of Glasgow.


Scotland: Real estate

Commercial property: Edinburgh and Glasgow

Within: Commercial property: Edinburgh and Glasgow

Shepherd and Wedderburn's position at the premium end of the market sees it act for some of the largest and most active housebuilders, funds, banks, investors and retailers. In the retail sector, it advises British Land Plc on the asset management of Fort Kinnaird retail park in Edinburgh and Glasgow Fort, which are owned by Gibraltar Limited Partners and Hercules Unit Trust respectively.  Another area of strength is in the hotels and leisure sector; Jamie Grant and Hugh Smith head up the firm's offering in this space. Recent highlights in this area included advising BDL Select Operations Limited on the £5.4m sale of the Hilton Doubletree hotel in Dundee, and acting for BlackRock in the Scottish aspects of its £23m acquisition of the Stonegate pub portfolio. The firm's development work spans mixed-use and residential developments, retail sector schemes and offices, among others. Scott Ritchie recently acted for large-scale residential investor Get Living in its acquisition of a 7.5 acre site in Glasgow's Merchant City; this is one of the largest Build to Rent schemes in Scotland to date. Elaine Todd and others are advising Hermes Investment Management on the largest current speculative office development in Edinburgh, to be known as Capital Square. Mitchell co-heads the practice with Nick Ryden. James Dobie, Andrew Hall and Caroline Shand are among many other notable individuals.

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