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Xander Mitchell

Xander Mitchell

Xander Mitchell

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Alexander joined the Edinburgh Real Estate team after qualifying as a solicitor in September 2016. He joined the firm as a trainee solicitor in 2014 and during his traineeship, spent 6 months working as part of the Real Estate team on a number of different projects for a range of clients including those in the public sector, housing associations, developers and a wide range of corporate clients. This has continued since returning to the team.  

Notable recent transactions include;

·         Being the sole Scottish solicitor involved in the review of 57 leases of Scottish properties as part of a UK wide lease review project which formed part of the property diligence in the multi-million pound sale of a national health foods retailer.

·         Assisting in an ongoing statutory first registration project for the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service. The project involves the reviewing of fire service titles and ensuring registration in the Land Register of Scotland. Alexander also assists in the administration of the project through regular progress reports and in the management of incoming titles for registration.

·        Acting as the sole Scottish solicitor in a UK wide lease assignation project in relation to the 10 Scottish properties leased by an e-cigarette company in administration. The project involved reviewing all the underlying leases and the drafting and negotiation of each assignation between the Landlords and Administrators solicitors.

Since qualification and during his traineeship Alexander has gained experience in a number of areas of commercial property, including acting for a number of retail clients in relation to lease reviews and the drafting of lease management documentation and more generally in the drafting of offers to sell and purchase, reports on title and dispositions. Alexander has also gained experience in property finance projects including the drafting of security and other related Companies House documentation. 


My education:

LLB Law (Hons) 2:1 University of Edinburgh ( University of Edinburgh )

Diploma in Professional Legal Practice ( University of Edinburgh )