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 It's affordable housing, Jim – but not as you know it We have recently been inspired to learn of a social housing project on the Morvern Peninsula which has potentially far-reaching implications for society. Here, Gail Clarke, Associate with Murray Snell WS, explains more about this truly remarkable project.
    • Real Estate The perfect plot: Realising your dream home in the Highlands The events of 2020 have led many people to re-evaluate their lifestyles and, in particular, the place where they'd like to live. With demand for plots of land on which to build the dream house higher than ever, we look at some points to consider when looking for the perfect site.
    • Real Estate Legal considerations in rural business diversification The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many rural businesses to think creatively and devise innovative ways of continuing or adapting their existing ventures – but with innovation and adaptability comes the need to consider not only the financial, but also the legal implications of any proposed diversification scheme.
    • COVID-19 Irritancy Restrictions Extended The Scottish Parliament has passed regulations extending the 14-week notice period for eviction of commercial tenants for non-payment of rent until 31 March 2021.
    • Real Estate The time is now – Unlocking commercial investments in Scottish forestry Despite the ongoing economic impact of the lockdown restrictions across the UK, the forestry sector in Scotland remains strong. Investors are continuing to make mid- to long-term investments in woodlands, with premium land prices being met and projected future growth remaining optimistic.
  • "Anything we throw at them they are able to handle."

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  • "They always deliver. The firm is very strong, commercial and practical, making sure we were protected at all times."

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  • "Really timely, efficient, good attention to detail and very good understanding of the brief."

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  • "They are thorough, responsive and clever and fight hard on your behalf."

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  • "They're a very experienced team, very pragmatic and commercial on deals. I think they are a well-polished team."

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  • "Their patience and stamina were very evident on complex and technical projects."

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