Simone Young > Davidson Chalmers Stewart > Edinburgh, Scotland > Lawyer Profile
Davidson Chalmers Stewart Offices
12 HOPE STREET
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Heads up Davidson Chalmers Stewart’s construction team and has, since qualifying as a solicitor, worked exclusively in the construction industry sector. Specialises in all aspects of transactional construction law, regularly advising clients involved in the construction sector, providing advice and guidance on both standard form and bespoke construction contracts, professional appointments, collateral warranties and ancillary procurement documentation. Has considerable experience of advising upon construction aspects of property transactions, including development agreements, pre-let agreements, forward funding agreements and the like.
Trained Anderson Strathern WS, qualified 1995, assistant 1995-97; assistant Dundas & Wilson CS 1997-98; assistant Maclay Murray & Spens 1998-2000, associate 2000-04; senior associate Lindsays 2004-06, partner 2006-08, director 2008-15; director Davidson Chalmers Stewart LLP 2015-present.
Westbourne School for Girls; University of Glasgow (LLB Hons 1992, DipLP 1993).
Running, reading, skiing and tennis.
Lawyer Rankings(Rising stars)
Acting for a large number of developers, Davidson Chalmers Stewart has particular expertise in leisure, mixed-use, office and commercial developments and frequently acts in conjunction with other practice groups to advise on associated planning, property and environmental matters. Infrastructure companies, most notably in the waste and renewables sectors, also receive advice on energy projects. This offering is complemented by solid contentious capabilities, covering litigation, arbitration and adjudication. Team head Simone Young handles all aspects of non-contentious construction.
Top Tier Firm Rankings
- Real estate > Environment
- Real estate > Property litigation
- Private client > Agriculture and estates
- Real estate > Commercial property: Edinburgh and Glasgow
- Corporate and commercial > Corporate and commercial: Edinburgh and Glasgow
- Public sector > Health
- Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation
- Real estate > Construction
- Projects, energy and natural resources > Energy (excluding oil and gas)
- Real estate > Planning