Real Estate

Our Real Estate team comprises industry experts – not only do we have the specialist legal knowledge required to assist our clients, but we have also acquired a wealth of sector experience and practical know-how through years of working in real estate, on a wide variety of high profile projects.

We act for all types of business, including major corporations, specialist retail and luxury brands, SMEs and public and third sector bodies and our lawyers are well known for their in-depth knowledge of the market as a whole and not being restricted to a single niche area. 

“The strength of MacRoberts’ Real Estate team lies in our depth of market knowledge, experience, and the wide range of skills available to our clients. We have experience in all aspects of property work, and we guarantee you will find us professional, approachable, and straightforward to deal with.”

Douglas Lamb, Head of Real Estate
    • Real Estate New Scottish Land Court for property disputes The Scottish Government has confirmed that the Scottish Land Court and the Lands Tribunal for Scotland are to be unified to form an expanded Scottish Land Court.
    • Real Estate Donald Skene v Braveheart Hotels Ltd: Obstruction of a servitude right of access What constitutes an "unreasonable obstruction" of another's servitude rights of access?
    • Real Estate The Islands Bond – What is it? The Scottish Government is proposing a financial incentive to encourage young people and families to purchase a home or start up a business on Scottish islands threatened by depopulation. It is hoped that the Islands Bond scheme will be launched in 2022.
    • Food & Drink Commercial leases – going green? Sustainability is rising up the agenda for many in the food and drink sector. In relation to property, businesses are seeking to address their sustainability goals by requiring more energy efficient buildings and the use of green leases.
  • 'Ian Bowie is a safe pair of hands in any transaction and never known to make an error.'

    Legal 500
  • 'John McQuillan's expertise in options and overage comes in very useful to us.'

    Legal 500
  • 'Ian Bowie quickly grasps the commercial reality of a transaction and adapts accordingly.'

    Legal 500
  • "Anything we throw at them they are able to handle."

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession
  • "They always deliver. The firm is very strong, commercial and practical, making sure we were protected at all times."

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession
  • "Really timely, efficient, good attention to detail and very good understanding of the brief."

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession
  • "They are thorough, responsive and clever and fight hard on your behalf."

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession
  • "They're a very experienced team, very pragmatic and commercial on deals. I think they are a well-polished team."

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession
  • "Their patience and stamina were very evident on complex and technical projects."

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession

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