Partner | Edinburgh
Dual qualified in Scots and English law
A highly experienced property lawyer with more than 20 years experience and rated in Chambers and Partners, Hugo advises clients on commercial real estate transactions within the UK, in particular securing finance for property and investment projects.
He has acted in the purchase and sale of retail developments including shopping centres as well as dealing with the purchase and sale of major office developments. Hugo also acts for major retailers taking leases in UK major locations as well as for Landlords in all aspects of landlord and tenant work.
Hugo’s recent work has included dealing with the renewal process of a portfolio of shops; acting in the property aspects of a sale of a portfolio of 110 Public Houses and investment sales of Industrial, office and retail investments and the purchase of a major retail parade.
Hugo has extensive Real Estate finance experience having acted over his 21 years for all major clearers in a wide variety of secured property transactions and was engaged in a number of real estate funding projects in 2016.
Hugo has lectured at Aberdeen University and was recently involved in a major bank’s in house real estate training program.
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Chambers & Partners 2019
Hugo Allan of Thorntons Law LLP has particular expertise in handling property finance matters. Commentators describe him as an "able, pragmatic and sensible" practitioner.