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Andrew Chalmers

Managing Partner

LLB (Hons) (Aberdeen); Solicitor (Scotland) 1988

t: 0131 625 9191
e: andrew.chalmers@dcslegal.com
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I’m the firm’s managing partner and this involves chairing the firm's Executive Group, steering the strategic development of the firm, overseeing its implementation and representing the firm externally.

I also head up our Commercial Property team. My main areas of work include advising clients on a wide range of commercial property developments and investments across a number of market sectors including hotels, offices, industrial, retail and leisure. 

There's often an international dimension to my work and I enjoy dealing with companies and lawyers from many different countries.

As a co-founder of the firm over 25 years ago it's very important to me that, with my name over the door, everything we do is of a quality of which I can be proud.

What Others Say:

Andrew Chalmers is active across a number of commercial property issues, especially development and investment. He advises a varied roster of clients including developers, owners and family office investment funds. Sources describe him as a "great operator" who is ''well known to be doing a good job for clients."

Chambers Guide to the UK Legal Profession 2019
 

Andrew Chalmers represents sizeable development and investment clients in Scotland, and is "well connected and knows his stuff." According to a client, he "always gives sound, practical advice and help."

Chambers Guide to the UK Legal Profession 2018
 

Managing partner Andrew Chalmers is a highly experienced commercial property development and investment specialist. "He protects his clients' interests first and foremost but he also realises he is there to help get the deal done, not hinder it."

Chambers Guide to the UK Legal Profession 2017

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Experience in the Following Sectors:

Property Investment & Development

I focus on all aspects of commercial property work including development, investment and landlord and tenant. My clients include multi-nationals, UK financial institutions, major national property developers, retailers and leisure operators.

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Retail and Leisure

The Davidson Chalmers Stewart team works with some of the leading national retail and leisure operators across the UK, as well as the smallest and youngest players in the sector. The long-standing relationships we build with our clients in this dynamic sector allow us to provide strategic and commercial advice of the highest quality.

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SMEs & Family Owned Businesses

Clients trust us to help them achieve their business goals and depend on us to deal with their most important legal concerns.

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t0131 625 9191

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t0141 428 3258

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t01896 550991