Construction & Development

Trusted advisers to developers, contractors, consultants, funders and end users

Construction & Development

The Stronachs team works across a variety of construction/development projects of wide-ranging size and scale, with our expertise further enhanced by the firm’s dispute resolution, employment and corporate offerings.

We have experience acting for a variety of developers, contractors, consultants, funders and end users, and a proven track record supporting clients in all manner of industrial, commercial, hospitality and leisure, renewable energy, mixed use and residential development projects.

Developers purchasing new land options and delivering new-build projects, contractors and lenders looking for step-in rights and security can all benefit from the experience our full service commercial property team offers.

Ideally placed to achieve efficient, cost-effective solutions, we can ensure clients are fully appraised and comfortable with the extent of undertakings whether in a contractual or property related context.

Stronachs has a real understanding of the issues faced by businesses in the construction and development sector with extensive experience and first-hand knowledge of the marketplace to match.


Acquisition and disposal of land for development

Drafting, negotiation and interpretation of contracts including development agreements, option agreements

Building contracts (standard and bespoke), collateral warranties, appointments

Dispute resolution

Key Contacts

To make an enquiry, please contact a member of staff below or call 01224 845 845

Duncan Campbell

Partner, Head of Commercial Property
T: 01224 845 893
M: 07711 203 908

Liz Stewart

Partner, Commercial Property
T: 01224 845 859
M: 07587 034 705

Emma Stephen

Partner, Commercial Property
T: 01224 845 891
M: 07966 166 354

Robert McDiarmid

Partner, Head of Dispute Resolution
T: 01224 845 951
M: 07779 636 444

Construction & Development News & Insights

Cybersecurity for Professional Services Seminar with Mitigo

November 15, 2023

Cybersecurity for Professional Services : Breakfast Seminars with Mitigo Cybersecurity

Aberdeen : 28 Albyn Place at 8am on 21 Nov 2023

Inverness : The Kingsmills Hotel at 8am on 22 Nov 2023

Chambers and Partners and Legal 500 UK Guides 2024

October 23, 2023

The 2024 editions of Chambers & Partners Legal Guide UK and Legal 500 UK have been launched, with Stronachs LLP being recognised in both.  The two annual reviews of the UK’s legal market rank the leading firms and lawyers in Scotland.

CPI Award – Deborah Law

August 28, 2023

Deborah Law, partner in the dispute resolution team, has been awarded the Certificate of Proficiency in Insolvency (CPI). Deborah was one of eight candidates from England, Scotland and Wales to earn a merit and was ranked first of the Scottish candidates.

Promotions June 2023

June 1, 2023

On 1 June 2023 Stronachs LLP, the full-service law practice headquartered in Aberdeen, announced a number of internal promotions. 

Neil Forbes, on behalf of the Board, said:

“We are very pleased to announce that Kirsten Anderson of our private client team and Callum Armstrong of our corporate team have been assumed as Partners.  Both joined Stronachs as trainees and it is testament to their ability and commitment to the firm and its clients that they have achieved partnership at this stage of their career.