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Amy Norton


CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
Saltire Court
20 Castle Terrace
United Kingdom
Languages English

Amy Norton is a Real Estate partner based in CMS Edinburgh specialising in development and investment in both the public and private sectors, advising clients on some of the most significant infrastructure and development projects across Scotland.

From the public sector Amy acts for clients including the University of Glasgow and a number of local authorities and on the private sector Amy acts for a range of student accommodation providers and developers. Amy has vast experience in advising clients on collaborative projects and leading teams involving input from the firm's construction, tax, planning and projects experts.

Having worked on a number of national and local infrastructure projects, Amy has experience in compulsory purchase of land for local authorities and government agencies.

Amy is keenly involved in the firm’s CSR activities, specifically with initiatives involving schools and young people.

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Relevant experience

  • University of Glasgow on the GBP 40m redevelopment of Kelvin Hall, Glasgow, including initial development and collaboration agreement as well as leasing aspects.
  • University of Glasgow in relation to a number of collaborative development projects with NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde at the new Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow.
  • University of Glasgow on the acquisition of the Western Infirmary site in Glasgow and the University’s plans for GBP 1bn of investment in their campus.
  • Renfrewshire Council in relation to City Deal Projects including Glasgow Airport Investment Area and the Clyde Waterfront projects.
  • City of Edinburgh Council in relation to the Edinburgh Tram Project and the proposed route extension, including compulsory purchase of land and the Edinburgh Gateway Station linking Fife to Edinburgh Airport and the Edinburgh Tram network.
  • Murray Estates on their development plans for their 625 acre landholding in the west of Edinburgh.
  • Ziggurat Students on the acquisition, development and disposal of two student accommodation developments in Edinburgh, including long term Nominations Agreements with the University of Edinburgh.
  • UNITE Students on the disposal of a portfolio of 13 properties across the UK.
  • Aviva Investors on asset management and GBP 90m disposal of Kingsgate Retail Park, East Kilbride.
  • Aberdeen Asset on the sale of the Scottish Widows Edinburgh headquarters for GBP 100m.
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  • 2005 – Diploma in Legal Practice, Glasgow Graduate School of Law, Glasgow
  • 2004 – LLB (Accelerated), University of Strathclyde, Glasgow
  • 2002 – MA Hons, University of Glasgow, Glasgow
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