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Shepherd and Wedderburn

1 WEST REGENT STREET, GLASGOW, G2 1RW, SCOTLAND
Tel:
Work 0141 566 9900
Fax:
Fax 0141 565 1222
DX:
GW409 GLASGOW
Email:
Web:
www.shepwedd.com

Andrew Hall

Tel:
Work 0141 566 8505
Email:
Web:
www.shepwedd.com/
Shepherd and Wedderburn

Work Department

Property

Position

Andrew is a partner and an expert in property. He has considerable experience in commercial and residential development, strategic land, regeneration projects and property finance. Since 1998 Andrew has specialised in residential property development and heads the firm’s housebuilding group, acting for a wide range of volume housebuilders and landowners in the purchase and disposal of sites for development. He has particular expertise in large-scale multi-developer sites. In addition, Andrew is part of the firm’s property finance group and advises a number of UK banks. His clients include Taylor Wimpey, Miller Homes, I&H Brown, Persimmon Homes, The City of Edinburgh Council, BAE Systems, Lloyds Banking Group, Clydesdale Bank, The Wheatley Group, East Renfrewshire Council and East Dunbartonshire Council. In Chambers and Partners 2017, Andrew's clients say "He has very good commercial awareness and is very good at delivering transactions."

Career

Trained Shepherd and Wedderburn, Edinburgh 1993-95; assistant Edinburgh 1995-97, Glasgow 1997-99; associate Glasgow 1999-2003; partner Glasgow 2003 to date.

Member

The Law Society of Scotland.

Education

University of Aberdeen (1992 LLB Hons; 1993 Dip LP).

Leisure

Hill walking, cinema, family, food and drink


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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