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Iain Colquhoun

Chartered Legal Executive

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Iain has over 10 years’ experience of dealing with land acquisition for major projects, particularly in relation to transport infrastructure. He provides specialist advice on real estate aspects relating to acquisition of land, rights and protective provisions, through both the use of compulsory purchase powers including transport and works act orders and by negotiated transfer pursuant to the notice to treat procedure. He also advises on real estate aspects of third party agreements with affected stakeholders.

Iain also has wide experience in dealing with commercial property and has acted on a range of commercial real estate transactions including acquisitions, disposals and all aspects of landlord and tenant related matters including dealing with new leases, lease renewals and general portfolio management.

Career highlights

  • Acting for Docklands Light Railway Limited on the acquisition of part of the former North London Line from Network Rail
  • Acting for London Underground Limited on the Northern Line Extension involving the acquisition of multiple land interests and rights at surface and sub-surface levels
  • Acting for Network Rail Infrastructure Limited in connection with commercial leases and general portfolio management work in respect of shops, restaurants and bars within the managed stations
  • Acting for Transport for Greater Manchester on the Metrolink Trafford Park Tram Extension on all aspects of land acquisition for the scheme through the use of compulsory purchase powers
  • Acting for Transport for London on the implementation of the Barking Riverside Extension project comprising the acquisition of land and rights