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Real estate appointments at HBJ
Law firm HBJ Gateley Wareing has strengthened its real estate team with the appointment of Robert Forman as associate and promotion of Carrie Armstrong to senior associate. Both solicitors, based at the Edinburgh office, are dual qualified in Scotland and England & Wales, and have played an instrumental role in a number of recent high profile deals across the UK.
Mr Forman joined the firm from Dickson Minto in May, bringing a number of clients in the retail and leisure sectors. An Aberdeen University graduate, he trained with Shepherd and Wedderburn before joining Dickson Minto in 2004.
Ms Armstrong is experienced in property tax, property finance and providing strategic legal advice for the hotel, leisure and retail sectors. With HBJ Gately Wareing since joining as a trainee solicitor in 1999, she is currently responsible for several high profile clients.
Miles Ede, the firm's head of real estate in Scotland said: "Robert's arrival and Carrie's promotion mark our continued investment in our real estate team. As with the other appointments in the team in the last few months, there is never a bad time to hire or promote high quality people, despite the challenging times. Both Carrie and Robert have significant client followings and it will be exciting to be involved in helping them to develop these even further in the years to come."