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Ewan Sheriff Career Highlights

Posted in Ewan Sheriff with tags , , , on September 20, 2011 by ewansheriff
Right now, Ewan Sheriff is a highly successful lawyer operating from a fresh home in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Ewan has accumulated many years commercial expertise in several sectors. Below are a few career highlights for those of you unfamiliar with his background.

Having long held an interest in commercial real estate, Ewan Sheriff made an early career choice to specialize within the area of Commercial Property. He chose to join Semple Fraser in late 1992 due to their concentration of high-profile, cross-border transactions and clientele in Glasgow, Edinburgh and Manchester, UK. For the duration of this period Mr Sheriff was a direct assistant to among the founding Partners, which afforded him exponential encounter within the full life-cycle of Commercial Real Estate transactions, from acquire via to Asset Management and leasing.

Ewan was recruited by Archibald Campbell & Harley of Edinburgh in 1993, and at the age of 28, he made history as this one hundred year old firm’s youngest Partner, known for it’s forward-thinking attitude and it’s expertise and market commentary. Midway through his eight year period at Archibald, Ewan’s professional undertakings became more concentrated on business development whilst continuing to service his investment purchases as well as commercial leasing portfolio. Ewan Sheriff also drafted a full suite of precedents encompassing Commercial Leases, Rent Review Agreements, Licences for Work, Reporting Procedures, Trusts and construction documentation; that continue to be in production.

In 2004, Ewan was recruited as a Partner, to implement a brand new real estate department at Dickson Minto, among the UK’s leading corporate finance and private equity corporations. Throughout his five year career there, Ewan Sheriff created among the best known, high exposure real estate practices in the UK by regularly transacting fantastic high-profile deals, which subsequently quadrupled turnover and team size within 3 years of inception.