John is recognised in Real Estate by Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession and a “Recommended Lawyer” in Commercial Property by The Legal 500.
Clients come to John for his strategic advice on how to shape and structure their deals for the best commercial solution. With his wide ranging experience in all aspects of commercial property law, commercial property finance, insolvency-related property matters and tax, John ensures that all stakeholders’ interests are considered.
John has an excellent reputation for being efficient, firm and fair. His work includes:
- land and development deals (including clawback & overage)
- property joint venturing
- property finance/forward funding
- risk analysis & strategy for realisation or restructuring of distressed property or insolvency
- coordinating due diligence on property-related due diligence.
He has his own dedicated team of lawyers with whom he has worked for over 10 years. In larger deals, he is the principal contact for clients and manages the various specialisms and other external professional advisers to keep the deal on the commercial track.
As well as the advisory work, John also deals with the project management of lawyers on other deals at home & abroad.
"John Meehan has always provided excellent advice and is generally very reactive and willing to offer up solutions where necessary."
"John Meehan provides a service that is consistent and efficient."
"John Meehan's knowledge of both Contract law and commercial undertakings - across a variety of scenarios is quite simply second to none. His response and follow up action times excel all others whom I have had the fortune and indeed, on occasions, the misfortunes to work alongside."
"Dealing with John Meehan who is very experienced within the property sector and he has been a safe, guiding pair of hands through the legal process."
"John Meehan - one of the best in Scotland in the property sector. He is able to draw on his depth of experience and commercial savvy to solve problems whilst also being a genuinely nice guy. He also listens intently to what us, his clients, and his junior colleagues have to say in order to find a path through any practical challenges that often emerge as a deal progresses. He is the most well-rounded lawyer I have come across."
"John Meehan has the insight and ability to ask the right questions and understand the bigger picture of what a Client is seeking to achieve."
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