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Commercial property

With one of the largest dedicated teams in the North and North East of Scotland, we have extensive, in-depth expertise delivering the full range of commercial property services.

Endorsed by Chambers and Partners and recommended by global research publication Legal 500, our team’s market knowledge and experience equips us to provide a personal service delivering clear, informed advice.

With extensive experience in site acquisitions, development sales, investment sales and purchases, housebuilding developments, commercial leasing and secured funding.

Our clients include developers, investors, funders, landlords and tenants in the public and private sector. 

We can also call on our firm’s network of legal and sector specialists.

Support services include construction, licensing, planning, environmental law, agriculture, leasing, dispute resolution and asset recovery.

Trust our team led by partner Stephen Morrice to oversee all processes and procedures in a thorough manner.

What our clients and peers say

Our commercial property work is endorsed by clients in research conducted by international legal directory Chambers and Partners:

"The team is solutions-driven and has strength in depth."  Another commentator praises the firm's "excellent client service in terms of speed of response and personable team members."

Worldwide research publication Legal 500 also recommends our commercial property work:

Ledingham Chalmers LLP has a notable footprint in the North and North East of Scotland and covers a broad range of matters, including residential development, commercial leasing, and acquisitions and disposals of commercial property investments. The firm’s first-rate reputation sees it undertake a significant amount of work for major oil service companies and public sector organisations, as well as commercial developers and housebuilders. Practice head Stephen Morrice and Malcolm Ferguson acted for Carlton Rock as the landlord on the lease of premises to the Oil & Gas Technology Centre Limited, which was one of the largest office lettings in Aberdeen in 2016. Alan Michie, who heads the firm’s housebuilding unit, led the advice to Kirkwood Homes on acquisitions of residential development sites in Inverness. Alasdair MacLure, John Mitchell and John Smart are also recommended.

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