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Davidson Chalmers Stewart

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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

Scotland > Real estate > Construction

(Rising stars)

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Davidson Chalmers Stewart‘s multidisciplinary approach is based on a close cooperation between its construction, real estate and corporate practices. This is particularly attractive for developer and commercial tenant clients who not only require assistance with residential, mixed-use and refurbishment projects but also with associated transactions, leases and loan facilities. Its offering includes assistance with construction disputes which is taken up by developers and contractors. Director Simone Young heads the practice and mainly deals with non-contentious matters.