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GAVIN MCLEAN | Davidson Chalmers Stewart

Gavin Maclean


LLB (Aberdeen); Solicitor (Scotland) 1990

t: 0131 625 9058 e: gavin.maclean@dcslegal.com Add Gavin to your address book

Chambers Ranked in UK 2024 | Gavin Maclean The Legal 500 United Kingdom | Recommended Lawyer 2024

I’m a former Partner in the Davidson Chalmers Stewart Real Estate Department working across the retail and leisure sectors, business space and commercial and residential development and investment, often with a cross-border angle. I now support the firm as a consultant.

Recent deals include disposing £55m of student accommodation assets; acting on behalf of a FTSE 250 financial services company acquiring new flagship premises in Edinburgh; advising a Government Agency relocating to major new offices in Glasgow and advising a major law firm in relocating to new offices in Edinburgh.

Recent clients include Pizza Hut, Burger King, Fat Face, Ann Summers, Rathbone Brothers plc, Crosslane, L’Occitane, Mansion Group, Harvey Nash plc, Swinton Group Limited, Stamford Group, Ministry of Justice, Law Society of Scotland and RICS.

I also have wide ranging experience in the residential development sector acting for both landowners and developers advising on acquisition and disposal of large development sites, including Joint Venture Agreements, Planning Agreements (Section 75/Section 106) and Option Agreements.

What Others Say:

Gavin Maclean is a commercial leasing specialist and represents a broad range of clients, including retailers and investors. A client says: “He has a very thorough, pleasant manner, is easy to talk to and is very helpful and willing to assist.”

Gavin Maclean “gives you advice as opposed to presenting you with a range of options,” says a client, continuing: “He is very pragmatic and very straightforward.” He has a wealth of experience in investment and development matters, regularly advising clients in the leisure and retail sectors.

Experience in the Following Sectors:

Property Investment & Development
Retail and Leisure