Scott has a particular focus on commercial property development and property finance across a number of sectors including the development of large scale ‘new settlements’ with associated infrastructure; residential development (acting for landowners, housebuilders, social housing providers and funders); commercial property development and investment; urban regeneration; and on-shore wind farm development.
Scott is ranked as a leading lawyer in Chambers UK.
"always available" and "gets to the point quickly."
He also wins praise for his efficient and diplomatic approach to proceedings, with one client remarking:
"He can always distil what people are talking about to the crucial issue."
Scott returned to Burness Paull from his previous role working in-house as the company solicitor to a successful UK wide property development and investment company. Having been a client, he knows what a great legal service should look and feel like.
19th March 2020
An alternative way to deal with "wet-ink" signatories in the COVID-19 crisis.
6th September 2019
Can Scottish housebuilding weather the Brexit storm?
7th April 2020
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