I’m a partner in Davidson Chalmers’ Commercial Property Department working across the retail and leisure sectors, business space and commercial and residential development and investment, often with a cross-border angle.
Recent deals include acquiring £30m 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 Sony, Pizza Hut, Burger King, Fat Face, La Senza, Ann Summers, Tie Rack, Rathbone Brothers plc, PA Consulting Group, L’Occitane, Mansion Group, Harvey Nash plc and Swinton Group Limited.
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."
Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession 2018
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.
Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession 2017