David Mitchell

David heads the firm's Edinburgh/Aberdeen property group and has a broad commercial real estate practice including major UK REITs and a number of institutional investment funds.

He has particular experience in the field of property development, having been involved in a number of significant office, retail and mixed-use projects across Scotland.

In addition David advises a number of UK banks and insolvency practitioners on the property law aspects of restructuring and insolvency.

His clients include:

  • Baillie Gifford & Co
  • BlackRock
  • British Land plc
  • Fiera Real Estate
  • Hermes Real Estate
  • HSBC
  • Lloyds Banking Group
  • LondonMetric Property plc
  • Miller Developments
  • Warehouse REIT plc/Tilstone. 

In the Chambers and Partners legal directory 2024 edition, clients describe David as "personable, direct and commercial."

Admitted as a lawyer in Scotland.


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