Andy Tyler > Davidson Chalmers Stewart > Edinburgh, United Kingdom > Lawyer Profile

Davidson Chalmers Stewart
United Kingdom

Work Department

Commercial Property


Partner in the real estate team.

He has substantial experience across the real estate spectrum.  This includes investment acquisitions and disposals, leasing (landlord and tenant), residential development (for housebuilders and housing associations), commercial development and real estate finance.

He has developed particular expertise in investment and development within the student accommodation sector.

His experience in development work includes all aspects of site acquisition, site set up, funding and development.  This includes negotiating agreements for lease or forward sale agreements and the refinancing or disposal of the completed development.  Andy works closely with the planning, corporate and construction teams.

Andy has acted in numerous cross border transactions working with firms south of the border for both national and international businesses.


Anderson Strathern LLP, 2010-12 (Trainee); Commercial Law Practice LLP, 2012-2016 (Solicitor – Associate); Brodies LLP, 2017-2019 (Associate); Burness Paull LLP, 2019-2023 (Senior Associate); Davidson Chalmers Stewart LLP, 2023 (Partner).


Law Society of Scotland.


Windsor School, JHQ Rheindahlen, H.M. Forces Germany; University of Glasgow (LLB Hons Dip LP).


Triathlon, skiing, music and travel.

Lawyer Rankings

Scotland > Real estate > Commercial property: Edinburgh and Glasgow

At Davidson Chalmers Stewart, the workload comprises development, investment and commercial leasing mandates; the group have observed a notable uptick in work pertaining to the housebuilding and healthcare sectors. With the experienced Andrew Chalmers at the helm, the team counts UK and international investment funds, developers and leisure operators to its client roster. Gavin Maclean is noted for his expertise in the fields of retail and leisure, while Bruce Lancaster‘s capabilities further encompass forward funding agreements. Andy Tyler joined as partner coming from Burness Paull LLP in August 2023.