Edinburgh

Our Estate Agency team sell a wide range of city, town and rural properties throughout the city of Edinburgh, the Lothians and Peeblesshire bringing their experience and local knowledge to both the Edinburgh townhouse and the rural, farm & estate markets. Our Commercial team handle and manage properties, facilities and assets for clients throughout the UK.

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59 George Street
Edinburgh
EH2 2JG
t: 
0131 240 6960
f: 
0131 240 6961
Opening hours

Monday - Thursday: 9am - 5.30pm

Friday: 9am – 5.00pm

Saturday: 9.30am - 12.30pm

Our people

  • Jamie Addison-Scott

    BSc (Hons) MSc
    Commercial

    Jamie joined Galbraith in August 2016 and is a graduate Commercial Surveyor. He graduated from Newcastle University with a degree in Economics and then went onto complete a Masters in Real Estate at Glasgow University. 

  • Kash Bhatti

    MBA
    Associate
    Commercial

    Kash heads up our Facilities Management Department. He previously managed the iconic Skypark building in Glasgow and prior to that was a facilities manager with BBC Scotland. Kash has an MBA and is NEBOSH qualified.

  • George Bouwens

    BSc (Hons) MRICS
    Building Surveying

    George joined Galbraith in 2017 and is based in the Edinburgh office.  Previously he ran his own practice in Kenya focusing on the educational sector and private residential projects and worked for Knight Frank in Hungerford prior to this.  

  • James Carnegy-Arbuthnott

    MRICS
    Consultant
    Sales
    Forestry
    Farm Sales
    Valuations

    James is based in the Edinburgh office specialising in the sale and valuation of all types of rural property including farms, estates, forestry and houses.

  • Martin Cassels

    BSc (Hons) MRICS
    Partner
    Building Surveying

    Martin joined Galbraith in 2008 and is the partner in charge of Building Surveying. With over 20 years experience of both residential and commercial sectors of building surveying, he previously worked with CB Richard Ellis and Kilmartin Property Group. He provides the full range of building surveying services including project management, development monitoring and professional building surveying services for a wide range of clients.

  • Sheila Donaldson

    Sales

    Sheila handles the sale of properties in the Edinburgh, the Lothians and Peeblesshire. Sheila lives in Peeblesshire with her family and has a good knowledge of the Peebles and the surrounding areas. Sheila joined Galbraith in August 2010.

  • Anneka Fraser

    BSc (Hons) MRICS
    Associate
    Energy
    Rural
    Valuations

    Anneka joined Galbraith as a Land Agent in 2012 and is based in the Edinburgh office. Anneka is involved in management, consultancy and valuation work throughout Scotland and the North of England and is also involved in our renewable energy team.

  • James Galbraith

    MRICS
    Consultant Partner
    Rural
    Valuations

    James has practiced in Edinburgh for most of his career advising clients on all aspects of rural estate management, residential property and commercial property investment. Specialist areas in which he practices include agricultural holdings law, the valuation of rural property, forestry, inheritance tax planning and portfolio property investment. He is a board member of Scottish Land and Estates, a partner in a family farming business in the Scottish Borders and is responsible for the firm's Borders offices.

  • Jill Gayford

    MA (Hons) MSc MRICS
    Associate
    Commercial

    Working in our commercial management department Jill is responsible for the portfolios of a number of our key commercial clients. She originally joined Galbraith’s Commercial department as a graduate from 2004-2007, returning in 2012 after a period with BNP Paribas Real Estate. Jill has MA (Hons) in Business Studies from Aberdeen University and an Msc in Property Management & Investment from Napier University, Edinburgh.

  • Katie Gibson

    Commercial

    A well-established agent within the Edinburgh market, Katie is an experienced and skilled negotiator and surveyor for landlords and occupiers. Knowing and understanding the needs of small to large occupiers has allowed her to market buildings effectively on behalf of landlords.

  • Pamela Gray

    MA Dip.LE FRICS
    Partner
    Commercial
    Valuations

    Pamela is the Partner in charge of Commercial Property Asset Management, based in our Edinburgh office and working for clients throughout the UK. She specialises in the full range of Asset Management and Consultancy services across all the commercial sectors.

  • Scott Hall

    Premium Property Buying

    Scott joined our Premium Property Buying team in 2016. He has a strong background in the leisure industry and experience of working with high-profile clients and multinational organisations on a global scale. Scott has assisted both individuals and businesses acquire high-end property around the world. 

  • Anna Henderson

    MA (Hons) MLE MRICS
    Associate
    Premium Property Buying

    Anna has an extensive knowledge of the rural property market in Scotland. Before joining Galbraith as a Buying Agent in 2016 she spent 15 years with Savills as a Director of Rural Property where she bought, sold and valued farms and estates throughout Scotland.

  • Richard Higgins

    BA Dip.LE FRICS
    Partner
    Commercial
    Energy
    Valuations

    Richard works between our Edinburgh and Stirling offices and is in charge of the commercial investment and agency division. He and his department provide a range of consultancy, agency and professional services to a wide ranging client base.  In addition Richard provides planning and consultancy advice to clients on a number of large electricity transmission and renewable infrastructure projects in Scotland and England.

  • Ted Innes Ker

    Sporting

    Ted handcrafts bespoke sporting packages for groups or individuals looking to experience the best of Scottish fishing, stalking and shooting. He is a former professional golfer and event manager. 

  • Jennifer Jeffrey

    Ba (Hons)
    Rural

    Jennifer joined the Edinburgh office in 2016 and is currently completing her APC training. She is involved in the management of a number of estates around Edinburgh and the Borders as well as assisting with a wide range of valuation and professional consultancy work.

  • Pam Over

    BSc (Hons) MRICS
    Chief Executive
    Commercial
    Building Surveying
    Valuations

    Pam is Chief Executive of Galbraith and is part of the firm's Commercial team. Based in the Edinburgh office she has over 30 years' experience of commercial property specialising in asset management and development for a wide range of clients. She has the breadth of experience to take projects from conception through to completion. 

  • Iain Russell

    BLE FRICS
    Chairman
    Rural
    Valuations

    Iain works from the Inverness and Edinburgh offices and is involved in wide-ranging management; consultancy and valuation work throughout Scotland. He has worked in central Scotland, south east England, overseas and London. The Chairman of Galbraith, Iain also heads up our Rural team.

  • Will Sandwell

    Ba (Hons) MSc
    Associate
    Commercial

    ​Will joined Galbraith in 2017 as an associate in the commercial investment team. He has 10 years experience advising institutional investors, banks, property companies and private investors across a range of assets. Will is one of the most active investment agents within the Scottish industrial market.

  • Peter Scott Aiton

    MRICS
    Partner
    Building Surveying

    Peter joined Galbraith in 2010 when he returned to Scotland after working for GVA Grimley in London. He predominantly undertakes commercial projects and professional work throughout Scotland and England. With a working knowledge of rural property through his family farm in the Borders, Peter also covers some rural and residential Building Surveying work.

  • Alison Stark

    BCom (Hons) CA
    Head of Finance
    Admin, Accounts & IT

    Alison is based in the Edinburgh office. As Head of Finance she is responsible for all aspects of Galbraith’s own financial reporting, financial systems, VAT and payroll.

  • Gareth Taylor

    MRICS
    Rural
    Valuations

    Gareth joined Galbraith in 2012 and is part of the Rural Team based in Edinburgh. He undertakes a wide-range of management, consultancy and valuation work and is a Fellow of the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers as well as a RICS Registered Valuer. 

     

  • Jamie Thain

    BLE MRICS
    Partner
    Commercial

    Jamie joined Galbraith in 2017 and is a partner in the Commercial Investment Team.  He has an in depth knowledge of the UK commercial property investment market and has  been involved in numerous significant transactions throughout his career. He has a strong track record as a multi-sector advisor, dealing with individual assets and portfolios throughout the UK.

     

  • Lewis Thompson

    BSc (Hons)
    Building Surveying

    Lewis is a graduate Building Surveyor based in our Edinburgh office and enrolled on the RICS building surveying pathway. He graduated from Edinburgh Napier University in 2012 and worked for Amey surveying railway infrastructure before joining Galbraith in July 2015.

  • James Towers

    BSc (Hons)
    Building Surveyor
    Building Surveying

    James joined Galbraith in June 2016 and is a graduate Building Surveyor. He graduated from Edinburgh Napier University with a first class honours degree.

  • Robert Weaver

    Building Surveying

    Robert joined Galbraith in January 2017 as a graduate Building Surveyor. He graduated from Edinburgh Napier University in May 2016 and is working towards his full RICS membership by undertaking the Assessment of Professional Competence.

     

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