LCP appoints legal counsel for Scotland office

Robin Kennedy, LCP

LCP, the national commercial property and investment company, has boosted its Scotland office by appointing a legal counsel.

Robin Kennedy joins LCP’s Glasgow office from Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, where he was a senior associate within the property and infrastructure team.

The appointment follows the opening of LCP’s first Scotland office in May this year as the company focuses on increasing its retail and industrial portfolio across the country.

Robin, who is dual qualified in Scottish and English/Welsh law, has more than a decade of experience in all aspects of commercial property deals in England and Scotland, including investment, acquisition, finance, disposal and asset management.

He said: “LCP is a company that has an excellent track record when it comes to intensive asset management and acquisitions, and it continues to be very ambitious. I am keen to play my part in its continued growth in Scotland and look forward to working with the team.”

Nick Burgess, managing director of LCP, said: “Robin joins us having had a great deal of experience in two of the country’s busiest and top-rated property law teams and we are very pleased to welcome him to LCP.”

LCP’s Scottish portfolio includes Knightswood and Govan Cross Shopping Centres in Glasgow, Airdrie Retail Park in Airdie, and Forbes Court on the Middlefield Industrial Estate in Falkirk.

LCP group committed £98 million to investing in its commercial property portfolio in 2016 and has already committed more than £60 million this year on acquiring retail and industrial properties.