Nicola Scott > Davidson Chalmers Stewart > Glasgow, United Kingdom > Lawyer Profile

Davidson Chalmers Stewart
G2 4SQ
United Kingdom

Work Department

Commercial Property and Renewables


Partner and Head of Commercial Property in Glasgow, also sitting in the Environmental, Waste and Renewables team within the sphere of renewable energy.  Deals with a wide range of commercial property transactions, including asset management, leasing, investment purchases and sales and real estate finance.  Nicola has specific expertise in student accommodation, care home acquisition and asset management and large scale portfolio sale  and purchaes.  She also has substantial experience in renewable energy projects.  Nicola has a varied practice with a wide-ranging client base including developers, landowners and investors.


Trained Bell & Scott LLP (2006 – 2008); Pinsent Masons LLP (commercial property) (2008 -2012); SSE plc (renewables property solicitor) (2012 – 2014); Brodies LLP (commercial property senior associate) (2014 – 2021); Davidson Chalmers Stewart (Partner and Head of Commercial Property in Glasgow) ( 2021 to date)


University of Strathclyde (2001 -2005); Glasgow Graduate School of Law (2005 – 2006).


Cooking, running, music and the great outdoors.

Lawyer Rankings

Scotland > Projects, energy and natural resources > Energy (excluding oil and gas)

The renewable energy team at Davidson Chalmers Stewart consistently demonstrates considerable ‘breadth and depth of knowledge’ when advising on renewables development and redevelopment, disposal of renewables projects and investment into alternative energy businesses. The team has experience in advising on a variety of related issues, including on the property elements of renewable projects, such as for onshore wind, solar, hydro and battery storage. Nicola Scott heads up the commercial property team and regularly advises on the property and financing aspects of renewables projects. In Autumn 2023, Steven McAllister left the firm.