David is a Partner in the Firm's Real Estate & Infrastructure Division with more than 20 years' experience having worked in some of Scotland's largest law firms.
Commercial Real Estate expertise
Recent highlights include:
- Acting for a developer in the site assembly, pre-let to a PLC tenant, and forward funded sale of a large regional office HQ scheme.
- Acting for a specialist build-to-rent developer in the development of over 500 residential units on an iconic site, with a completed development value well in excess of £100m.
- Acting for a private property company in the acquisition of a portfolio of over 40 properties, against a challenging Budget-driven deadline.
- Acting for an institutional property fund in the sale of a multi-let office building for +£35m.
"… efficient, knowledgeable and commercially astute"
"[David leads] with calmness and clarity, concentrating on the commercial outcomes and offering well thought out solutions"
"One of the best commercial lawyers we have encountered in Scotland"
David Stewart "provides great client service and sound advice," say clients. Another impressed client adds: "David has a great eye for detail and is our first choice for complex conveyancing matters."
Sources praise David Stewart as "hugely experienced" and say: "He has a commercial head on him rather than just a good legal brain." He has a growing reputation for his real estate practice, which encompasses major investment deals and development projects, particularly in the hotel and retail sectors.