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Claire Canning

Associate

Overview

Claire is an Associate based in the Commercial Real Estate Team of our Glasgow Office. 

Claire has a broad experience of working in a wide variety of commercial property transactions. These include retail, office and industrial leasing (acting for both landlord and tenant) development acquisitions and investment land transactions. Claire also has extensive experience of planning correlation for property work.

Claire has a broad experience of working on many areas of property work including:-

  • Development work - acting for major retailers in the purchase and development of land, site amalgamation and planning issues
  • Investment Building Purchases and Sales - acting for both buyer and seller
  • Negotiating leases and all ancillary documentation for office, industrial and retail clients -including management of shopping centres and industrial estates
  • land sales and purchases for housing developments
  • Regeneration projects - providing new development buildings and infrastructure in partnership with developers,
  • Project work - dealing with Scottish aspects of international corporate restructures
  • Corporate sale and lease back of large scale property portfolios

Claire worked as a local authority property and planning solicitor for several years and has expert knowledge of both the challenges and opportunities of working within the public sector.  Work areas include land sales and purchases for housing developments regeneration projects providing infrastructure in partnership with developers, varied lease transactions from rural, industrial, retail and office whether acting for landlord or tenant. 

Claire was Legal Counsel on the Local Authority Planning Review Bodies and lead planning delivery of large wind farm developments dealing with property, environmental, bonding, road and infrastructure agreements.  In addition Claire negotiated planning community growth area developments as well as mineral extraction site documentation.

Areas of expertise:

Commercial Real Estate

Claire has a broad experience of working on many areas of property work including:-

  • Development work - acting for major retailers in the purchase and development of land, site amalgamation and planning issues

  • Investment Building Purchases and Sales - acting for both buyer and seller

  • Negotiating leases and all ancillary documentation for office, industrial and retail clients -including management of shopping centres and industrial estates

  • land sales and purchases for housing developments

  • Regeneration projects - providing new development buildings and infrastructure in partnership with developers,

  • Project work - dealing with Scottish aspects of international corporate restructures

  • Corporate sale and lease back of large scale property portfolios

Claire worked as a local authority property and planning solicitor for several years and has expert knowledge of both the challenges and opportunities of working within the public sector.  Work areas include land sales and purchases for housing developments regeneration projects providing infrastructure in partnership with developers, varied lease transactions from rural, industrial, retail and office whether acting for landlord or tenant. 

Claire was Legal Counsel on the Local Authority Planning Review Bodies and lead planning delivery of large wind farm developments dealing with property, environmental, bonding, road and infrastructure agreements.  In addition Claire negotiated planning community growth area developments as well as mineral extraction site documentation.