Mike Stephen > Brodies LLP > Edinburgh, Scotland > Lawyer Profile

Brodies LLP
15 ATHOLL CRESCENT
EDINBURGH
EH3 8HA
Scotland
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Work Department

Real estate.

Position

Mike has over 30 years’ experience of commercial real estate across a broad spectrum of work streams, specialising in all aspects of real estate development and investment work. Mike represents a number of City-based investors, including pension funds, investment companies and property asset managers. Mike plays a key role advising many of the firm’s public sector clients including various NDPBs, local authorities and the Scottish Government.

On the development / investment front Mike has considerable experience of joint venture, partnership and collaboration agreements and in working on forward fund and strip lease structures. He acts for a number of developer and investors, ranging from the locally-based and national housebuilders to overseas investment funds and local authorities. He has acted for residential developers and landowners in complex residential developments and for a variety of commercial developers in mixed use development projects, including major city centre redevelopments.

Mike also acts for the UK’s largest forest investors and has been involved in a number of high-profile cross-border forestry investments.

Career

Articled Clark & Wallace, Aberdeen; qualified 1989; assistant Bird Semple Fyfe Ireland; associate Fyfe Ireland WS; partner Fyfe Ireland WS 1995; partner Brodies LLP 2005.

Languages

Basic French.

Memberships

Law Society of Scotland.

Education

Perth Academy; Dundee University (1986 LLB Hons; 1987 DipLP).

Leisure

Hill walking/climbing, cycling.