John Gallacher

Glasgow Office
John is a consultant in our Real Estate division in Glasgow.

John has over 30 years' experience in the real estate market having had an extensive career working with several major law firms latterly as a senior partner. A particular area of expertise for John is that of distressed property where, for a number of years, he has been the legal adviser of choice for a number of insolvency practitioners in complex and high value distressed and insolvency real estate assignments.

John has a reputation for being able to deal with complex and challenging issues and deliver solutions which work for all stakeholders while maintaining a collaborative, clear communication style.

Membership & Awards
Law Society of Scotland

Business Expertise

John provides strategic advice to banks, lending institutions, restructuring and insolvency professionals and other stakeholders with a view to minimising risk and maximising opportunities, on real estate asset recovery and restructuring  assignments.  John works closely with Morton Fraser's restructuring and insolvency team on all stressed and distressed property assignments  including acting as project lead on insolvencies arising in the property market and providing support in relation to real estate issues in trading insolvencies including the planning and delivery of strategic property disposal solutions. 


Real Estate Expertise

John deals with the purchase and sale of properties in a variety of sectors including development (both residential and commercial), leisure, retail, healthcare and light and heavy industries in both the occupier and the property investment markets.