Colin has over 20 years' experience in commercial property and in this time he has developed significant expertise in investment and development, particularly of office and retail assets. His clients include both UK and internationally-based private equity funds and high net worth individuals.

Colin is dual qualified in Scotland and England & Wales. He has acted on the purchase, sale, financing and asset management of many shopping centres and retail parks across the UK and advises a variety of clients on the redevelopment, re-purposing, refinancing and tax structuring of their real estate investments.

Living Brodies' values

Colin is recognised by clients for his focus on the key issues and his ability to break down complex legal issues into plain English, as well as the care he gives clients by going the extra mile.

Highlights icon


  • Colin acts for the owners of the prestigious Saltire Court Office complex in Edinburgh.
  • He has recently acted for clients in the purchase of two large office blocks in Glasgow for redevelopment.
  • He is retained by clients on 7 shopping centres in Scotland and 5 in England, all of which he and his team acquired for clients.