bto solicitors - Corporate & Commercial Business Lawyers Glasgow Edinburgh Scotland

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David Gibson

Discipline: Commercial ContractsProcuring Services, Goods & WorksProperty and Real EstateCommercialDevelopmentCommercial PropertyEducationEnvironmentMarine, Energy and PortsRegenerationRenewable EnergyRetailRural BusinessThird Sector

Position: Partner

Location: Glasgow and Edinburgh Office

Email: dbg@bto.co.uk

Phone: 0141 221 8012

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Biography

Forrest, Carly

“pro-active and solutions driven advice” (Legal 500)

“good technical skills” (Chambers UK)

“a go to man...you always know you are in good hands” (longstanding commercial client)

Role and Responsibilities

  • Outstanding breadth of experience in commercial real estate, corporate and commercial projects. Genuinely cross–discipline practitioner.
  • Advises on complex development, regeneration, funding and infrastructure projects both in the public and private sectors.
  • Advises on full range of commercial real estate issues to landowners, retailers, charities, developers, manufacturers.
  • Head Marine, Energy & Ports Group. Advises on all transactional/non contentious aspects of marine related matters, particularly concerning ports and harbours. Experienced in development of ports including land, statutory, planning and environmental aspects.
  • Joint head Rural Business team. Advises landowners (including major estate owners) on all land related issues, particularly commercial diversification projects.
  • Key partner in Renewable Energy team. Advises on all renewable energy projects, typically land owners and developers including wind, hydro, biomass and waste.
  • Key partner in Retail team. Wide ranging client base of major name retailers advising on all commercial property related issues.

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Member of British Ports Association and UK Harbour Masters Association

“The level of service has always been excellent, with properly experienced solicitors dealing with appropriate cases" Legal 500

Contact BTO

Glasgow

  • 48 St. Vincent Street
  • Glasgow
  • G2 5HS
  • T:+44 (0)141 221 8012
  • F:+44 (0)141 221 7803

Edinburgh

  • One Edinburgh Quay
  • Edinburgh
  • EH3 9QG
  • T:+44 (0)131 222 2939
  • F:+44 (0)131 222 2949

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