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Caroline Summers


| Glasgow
Background  Caroline Summers


Caroline has specialised in commercial property since she qualified in 1995. Her clients range from major financial institutions and institutional landlords, through to SMEs and individuals.

Caroline specialises in all aspects of commercial property work, with specific experience in:

  • joint venture agreements, development management agreements and agreements for lease
  • investment purchases and sales
  • leases (acting on behalf of tenant and landlord)
  • extensive corporate support in the property aspects of corporate transactions including handling the Scottish property aspects of cross border transactions
  • the property aspects of insolvency work
  • auction work
  • securities

Recent experience includes advising on the acquisition and development of a flagship office headquarters building in Glasgow, dealing with all Scottish lease work for two major high-street retailers, and acting for an institutional landlord in sales, acquisitions and lettings of industrial and retail property. Caroline has also advised on a number of insolvency matters, both advising landlords on dealing with insolvent tenants as well as acting for insolvency practitioners.

Caroline is well respected by her peers and is actively involved in supporting Harper Macleod’s wide network of HM Connect firms in commercial property matters. She is a regular speaker at seminars on commercial property and its various specialisms.

Caroline is recommended in Commercial Property by UK independent legal directory, The Legal 500.


"Caroline Summers’ extensive knowledge in the sector helped us avoid all the contractual pitfalls and ensured a successful project completion."

- The Legal 500 2024

"Caroline Summers works on a number of our projects and has a detailed knowledge of all areas of property law. She is responsive (usually within the hour!), helpful and efficient and is an informed problem solver with a focus on getting the deal done. She provides valued advice throughout transactions and has a practical commercial outlook." "Caroline Summers has always provided excellent service and advice when dealing with some tricky situations. Makes you feel that you are her main priority."

- The Legal 500 2023


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