Thorntons expands Glasgow presence with key appointments

Thorntons expands Glasgow presence with key appointments

Pictured: Richard Hart and Aimee Gibbons

Thorntons has expanded its Glasgow practice with the appointment of a new senior solicitor and legal director to its commercial real estate team.

Richard Hart has over 25 years’ experience in the real estate sector acting for housebuilders, landowners and tenants on all aspects of site acquisitions and sales across Scotland.

Also joining the firm is Abbi Armstrong, who has moved from residential conveyancing to join the commercial real estate team as a senior solicitor. She will be utilising her skills and experience to advise business clients and developers on their commercial property and development transactions, including planning, leasing and conveyancing.

Glasgow Commercial real estate partner, Aimee Gibbons, said: “The development of our Glasgow team is a real source of pride for us – signaling our growth ambitions for the area – and we are delighted with these new appointments.

“Richard Hart and Abbi Armstrong are both highly regarded practitioners whose specialist knowledge and years of experience will reinforce our credentials as a leading law firm in the commercial real estate sector.”

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