Gillian is a real estate lawyer with a broad range of experience in all aspects of commercial property, having acted for both residential and commercial developers, institutional investors, funders and tenants.

Her experience includes:

acting for the developer in the acquisition of a landmark city centre site for commercial and residential development;

acting in connection with the acquisition of sites at Pacific Quay, Glasgow for commercial development;

acting for the developer in the acquisition of a site for residential development, including the provision of affordable housing, forming part of a major regeneration project in Edinburgh;

advising on the regeneration of Edinburgh Waterfront including acting on the acquisition and disposal of development sites;

acting for a large housing association in connection with the property aspects of their requirements including the acquisition and disposal of sites and of affordable housing across the central belt;
acting for a residential developer in the acquisition of sites for residential development across the central belt;acting for a major institutional investor in connection with its Scottish portfolio including acquisitions, disposals and lease management.

Acting for various funders in connection with securities over investment and development of properties and in the refinancing of social housing portfolios. 

Gillian joined Shoosmiths as a senior associate in 2019 having previously worked in Brodies LLP.


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