Senior real estate appointment for Shoosmiths Edinburgh

Gillian Wood

Shoosmiths has appointed Gillian Wood as a senior associate to its growing real estate team.

Recruited from Shepherd and Wedderburn, Ms Wood has extensive experience in residential development/investment, acquisitions and disposals, landlord and tenant, property management and strategic land.

She said: “I am very pleased to join the real estate team at Shoosmiths in Edinburgh. It’s a very progressive and dynamic legal practice with exciting plans for growth.

“In my role as a senior associate, I look forward to fully utilising my experience within the team and with colleagues across the firm, to give Shoosmiths’ current and prospective clients the very best legal advice.”

Janette Speed, one of three partners in the real estate team, added:

“Gillian is a highly respected lawyer with an impressive track record.

“We have recently secured a number of client wins and I’m certain Gillian will quickly make a positive contribution to the continued growth of our real estate team in Scotland.”