Top 20 business law firm, DWF has expanded its Edinburgh real estate team with the appointment of new senior associate, Paul Mason. The new hire enhances DWF's real estate and retail capability in Scotland and further boosts its 190 strong team.
Paul joins DWF from Eversheds where he was integral in helping to develop its Edinburgh-based real estate team. Prior to Eversheds, Paul trained and qualified at Maclay Murray & Spens. Paul has extensive experience in real estate specifically in acting for landlords and tenants in lease transactions. Paul also has background in dealing with purchasers and sellers of commercial property, banks and funders, property developers as well as acting for sponsors and funders of wind energy projects. Paul's clients include Greggs plc and Holland & Barrett Retail Limited.
Iain McLean, partner and head of retail group, commented: "We are committed to strengthening our real estate and retail presence in Scotland and Paul's expertise will really help galvanise our offering to clients. Paul's previous client experience demonstrates that he will be a real asset to the team and his knowledge will further reinforce DWF's strategic approach to market."
Paul Mason added: "DWF has shown significant growth in recent years so it is an exciting time to be joining the firm. I am looking forward to working with the Edinburgh team so we can continue to help build on the team's successes."