bto solicitors - Corporate & Commercial Business Lawyers Glasgow Edinburgh Scotland

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Scott Buchan

Discipline: Property and Real EstateCommercialHouse BuildersInsolvency and Corporate RecoveryLeisure, Hospitality and LicensingRetailThird Sector

Position: Partner

Location: Glasgow


Phone: 0141 221 8012

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Scott has over 20 years’ commercial property experience with an extensive track record in a wide range of commercial property transactions across all sectors including office, retail, leisure, industrial and student accommodation.  

As well as mainstream acquisitions and sales and landlord and tenant work, Scott has significant experience of large cross border portfolio transactions, strategic site assembly and development projects, substantial investment transactions and real estate advice and support to insolvency practitioners. 

He acts for a wide spectrum of property investment and development clients ranging from private investors and property companies to public and third sector bodies,

Notable recent transactions include: acting for Landlord in relation to Lease of major glass recycling and waste facility; completing purchase for major student accommodation developer; concluding a number of convenience store pre-lets for developers; concluding purchase of strategic site assembly on Glasgow’s riverfront; and completing a number of investment acquisitions for London and foreign based investors including major retail investment in Glasgow’s Buchanan Street.

Clients, intermediaries and colleagues are all impressed by Scott’s proactive, pragmatic and considered approach which, allied with his ability to focus on what matters, helps ensure clients’ objectives are met.

External Appointments

Founder Executive Committee Member of Glasgow Property Professionals, Member of Investment Property Federation and Member of Commercial Real Estate Lawyer’s Association.

After Hours

All sport, in particular tennis, golf, rugby and football.  Hillwalking, travel and family.

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

Contact BTO


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


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