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Real estate expert, specialist in mixed-use and waterside properties joins Setfords

Susan Macpherson, Senior Consultant Solicitor, Setfords

Susan Macpherson, a highly experienced real estate and commercial property lawyer has joined Setfords as a Senior Consultant Solicitor.

Susan brings her vast experience of working with developers of mixed-use waterside properties, port authorities and councils in the regeneration of inner cities. In joining Setfords Susan provides expert advice in relation to development of commercial estates, regeneration projects, ports, marinas and associated estate management. As a Senior Consultant Solicitor at Setfords, Susan offers clients a deep understanding of complicated, multi-stakeholder projects.

Susan commented, “I am excited to join Setfords, which will enable me to provide excellent service to developers within the firm’s flexible and supportive framework.”

“This model will enable me to do what I love,” she continued, “That is, working with clients and their multi-disciplinary teams on development projects which match the needs of the location, and are outstanding in their conception and delivery. I relish getting to the nub of any legal and practical issues along the way, finding solutions and positive outcomes. This is particularly interesting when working with the aspirations of the various owners, statutory bodies and authorities involved in the development. Akin to piecing together a jigsaw, my experience allows me to ensure all pieces fit together to bring the big picture to life.”

Susan joins Setfords from Elliott Macpherson Legal Limited where she is Director and Founder, offering consultancy to a variety of clients across the property sector. With a background in acting for high-profile clients including Southampton Football Club, in the land assembly for St Mary’s Football Stadium, a major Port Authority in developing a commercial port, and a large Marina Group on acquisitions. In-house at the MDL Marinas Group, Susan advised in the development of Ocean Village, Southampton, two public inquiries and an acquisition in Spain. At the Marina Projects Group she advised on the acquisition of James Watt Dock Marina in Glasgow.

Delivering unique insight into complex development challenges

“Susan’s experience in this flourishing sector is outstanding, and she brings unique insight to the complex challenges of marine real estate and development.” said Guy Setford, co-CEO of Setfords.

“For experts like Susan our flexible model allows them to deliver what clients need, where and when they need it,” added Chris Setford, co-CEO, Setfords. “With her commercial, practical approach alongside creative problem-solving, Susan is ideally placed to assist developers to realise their vision.”

Based on the South Coast, Susan will offer services nationwide. Visit Susan’s profile, or learn about becoming a Consultant at Setfords.