Law firm Gillespie Macandrew has announced the appointment of experienced construction lawyer Ross Taylor to its partnership with effect from 5 July 2022. Mr Taylor joins from Wright Johnston & Mackenzie and brings over 20 years’ experience advising developers, contractors and other SMEs o
Gillespie Macandrew has announced the appointment of experienced planning lawyer Sandy Telfer to the partnership. He joins from law firm DLA Piper as the second partner in the firm’s planning team alongside Colin Hamilton, and brings over 20 years’ experience advising developers, landown
Gillespie Macandrew completed new build plot sales worth over £250 million in 2021, representing almost 10 per cent of all private new build house sales in Scotland.
The climate emergency has risen to the top of the UK’s political agenda in recent years, with green issues set to become one of the biggest political hot potatoes of the decade. Last year, the UK legislated for net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. This was recommended by the Committee on
Law firm Gillespie Macandrew completed new build plot sales worth £285 million in 2019, representing an increase of 60% on previous annual sale value and representing over 10% of all private new build house sales in Scotland. Scotland is undergoing a programme of new housebuilding with 21,292
Harry Smith The Scottish housebuilding sector is performing well despite the political and economic pressures threatened by Brexit, according to independent Scottish law firm Gillespie Macandrew which has transacted nearly £148 million worth of new build plot sales in the last 12 months.
Andrew Leslie Many housebuilders and property developers hold an unfortunate perception around the extension of Community Right-to-Buy, introduced by the Scottish Government last year.
Harry Smith Gillespie Macandrew’s housebuilding expert Harry Smith says now is not the time for Scotland’s housebuilders to be cautious.
Harry Smith Housebuilder contributions to the cost of new surgeries will not solve the problem of under-pressure GP services, writes Harry Smith, Partner at Gillespie Macandrew