Gavin Buchan

Partner

Banking and Finance

Phone

0131 656 5764

Address

Caledonian Exchange 19A Canning Street Edinburgh EH3 8HE

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Gavin Buchan

About Gavin

Gavin heads up the Banking team at Lindsays and is based in Edinburgh.

He advises both lenders and borrowers in relation to a wide range of transactions involving mainstream lenders, financial institutions, challenger banks, peer-to-peer lenders and alternative sources of finance.   

Having initially qualified as a commercial property lawyer, he has a particular specialism in all aspects of property finance work with considerable knowledge of both investment and development finance transactions. He regularly provides Scots law advice in relation to a variety of cross border, multi-jurisdictional deals.

Expertise

Highlights

  • Acted for OakNorth Bank plc in relation to a £42M cross border refinance of a portfolio of 161 public houses. 
  • Acting for Maslow Capital in relation to a £18.9M development finance facility for a student accommodation development in Glasgow. 
  • Represented a financial institution lending £36M under a syndicated facility to fund the purchase of a portfolio of storage and distribution units, the bulk of which were located in Scotland.
  • Acted for a UK challenger bank providing a £5M syndicated bridging facility to finance the purchase of sites in Glasgow. 
  • Advising a borrower in relation to a £8.2M development finance facility to fund the development of its land for residential and care home purposes. 
  • Advising a property finance lender in relation to a £23M facility to refinance a portfolio of commercial properties across the UK. 

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Derek Nash

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Alan McLaren

Alan McLaren

Title: Partner

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Alastair Goodman

Alastair Goodman

Title: Partner

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Chris Todd

Chris Todd

Title: Partner

Location: Dundee

Kenny Gray

Kenny Gray

Title: Partner

Location: Edinburgh

Maureen Collison

Maureen Collison

Title: Partner

Location: Dundee

Alasdair Soutar

Alasdair Soutar

Title: Director

Location: Edinburgh

Alison Mackay

Alison Mackay

Title: Professional Support Director

Location: Edinburgh

Andrew Boccoli

Andrew Boccoli

Title: Director

Location: Edinburgh

Dawn Anderson

Dawn Anderson

Title: Director

Location: Edinburgh

Fiona Linklater

Fiona Linklater

Title: Director

Location: Edinburgh

Louise Norris

Louise Norris

Title: Director

Location: Edinburgh

Miriam Rennet

Miriam Rennet

Title: Director

Location: Dundee

Clare Wilson

Clare Wilson

Title: Senior Associate

Location: Glasgow

Darren Leahy

Darren Leahy

Title: Senior Associate

Location: Dundee

Garry Gibson

Garry Gibson

Title: Senior Associate

Location: Glasgow

Kerry Gallagher

Kerry Gallagher

Title: Senior Associate

Location: Edinburgh

Scott Geekie

Scott Geekie

Title: Senior Associate

Location: Edinburgh

Vanessa Beattie

Vanessa Beattie

Title: Senior Associate

Location: Edinburgh

Darren Lightfoot

Darren Lightfoot

Title: Associate

Location: Edinburgh

Thomas Horton

Thomas Horton

Title: Senior Solicitor

Location: Edinburgh

Caroline  Grubb

Caroline Grubb

Title: Solicitor

Location: Edinburgh

Emma McGinley

Emma McGinley

Title: Solicitor

Location: Glasgow

Ann Clark

Ann Clark

Title: Senior Paralegal

Location: Edinburgh

Kirsten Boettcher

Kirsten Boettcher

Title: Paralegal

Location: Edinburgh

Sandra Reid

Sandra Reid

Title: Accredited Paralegal

Location: Glasgow