Cassandra Auld has substantial transactional property experience, with a particular specialism in the retail, leisure and hotel sectors.Legal 500 2017
Cassy is an experienced, driven and extremely approachable real estate lawyer with over 15 years of experience in top tier commercial law firms and a reputation for providing the best quality of advice to clients. She joined Weightmans as a Partner in the Scottish real estate team based in Glasgow.
She has significant breadth and depth of knowledge in commercial real estate investment, development, asset management and finance transactions. She has led, managed and delivered complex, high value, technically challenging real estate transactions in a number of sectors including hotels, retail and leisure, healthcare, universities, energy, infrastructure and restructuring and for clients such as Legal & General, BP Pension Fund, Lendlease, DCC plc, Redefine International, Cordea Savills, Aareal Bank, RBS, Lone Star, Accor Hotels, Crosslane Group, Octopus Healthcare and Rank Group plc. Used to working seamlessly on cross border matters, with international and multi-disciplinary teams Cassy has been involved in some of the most high profile development, investment and funding transactions in the UK.
Cassy's sector specialism is in hotels and leisure and she has completed a wide range of high value hotel acquisitions, disposals and lettings in particular on new build hotels for a world class hotel operator. She is also one of a limited number of lawyers with a wide experience of structured tax driven property investment and development schemes using business premises renovation allowances, enterprise zone relief, capital allowances and alternative property finance relief.