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What the team is known for Demonstrates strengths in both commercial and residential property disputes. Also frequently advises on agricultural land matters. Areas of expertise include title, lease and crofting disputes as well as professional negligence, eviction and rent arrears-related litigation. Acts for a diverse client base which includes local authorities and commercial organisations. Broad practice covering various levels of the civil courts, conducting cases before the Court of Session, Lands Tribunal and the Sheriff Court.
Strengths One client reports: "They are very approachable and helpful. They deal with matters in a very efficient and knowledgeable manner."
Work highlights Advised Ashtead Plant Hire on a rent review dispute with the its landlord, Granton Central Developments.
Head of practice
Fiona Stephen is well reputed for her expertise in property litigation, leveraging her knowledge and skills as a solicitor advocate to assist both public and private sector clients with a wide range of disputes. Sources note: "She is well organised, responsive and knowledgeable - she has very good commercial awareness."