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Elspeth Carson

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Carson, Elspeth

Overview

Elspeth is a partner in the firm's Commercial Real Estate division.

She acts for a broad range of national property investors and developers, from institutional funds to private property companies as well as a range of high street retailers. 

She is also well known for her role acting for Tesco in relation to all their Scottish assets.  

Elspeth is rated as one of the top six commercial lawyers in Scotland by the 2016 Legal 500. She was also described most recently by Chambers and Partners in their 2016 edition as "fabulous" - and described by her peers in earlier editions as being a "very big hitter" and "a very good lawyer."

She is qualified in both Scots and English law and a member of the British Council of Shopping Centres.

Areas of expertise:

Commercial Real Estate

Elspeth is a partner in the Morton Fraser Commercial Real Estate division, based in Edinburgh. She acts for a broad range of national property investors and developers, from institutional funds to private property companies as well as a range of high street retailers. 

 Elspeth is rated as one of the top six commercial lawyers in Scotland by the 2016 Legal 500. She was also described most recently by Chambers and Partners in their 2016 edition as "fabulous" - and described by her peers in earlier editions as being a "very big hitter" and "a very good lawyer."

She has built a strong reputation in both the development and investment market sectors, with particular focus on retail and leisure.  

Some of the key clients Elspeth represents are Tesco Stores Limited and Tesco Bank,  Rockspring Hanover Property Unit Trust and Rockspring UK Value Fund,  as well as developers such as BAM Properties Limited,  occupiers and retailers.

Elspeth is very highly regarded by her colleagues, clients and by the market.

She is qualified in both Scots and English law and a member of the British Council of Shopping Centres.

What our clients and peers say

The "fabulous" Elspeth Carson has a strong presence in the retail sector, and also represents a significant number of pension and investment funds. 

Chambers 2016

"She has an in-depth understanding of our assets and can always offer advice quickly."

Client

Elspeth Carson is well known for her experience in acting for supermarkets and student accommodation clients. Peers praise her as being a "very big hitter" and "a very good lawyer."

Chambers 2015

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