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Gillespie Macandrew LLP

Agriculture & Rural Affairs

4 ranked lawyersBand 1ScotlandUK 2022 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Market-leading team that is adept at handling the technical requirements of complex rural land and business legal issues, including agricultural holdings, land registration, leasing and bank security work. Respected for its breadth of expertise in complicated farm and forestry transactions. Also advises on renewable energy projects, sporting rights and crofting matters.

Strengths

An interviewee notes: "They're extremely efficient and good value. It's a first-rate firm with a first-rate service."

Notable practitioners

Alan White exhibits expertise across a range of rural property transactions, including agricultural holdings, renewable energy, sporting rights, crofting and community rights to buy.

Mike Blair covers the full range of agriculture and rural issues, acting for both landlords and tenants.

Murray Soutar handles complex estate and farm transactions, including sporting, salmon fishing and forestry issues.

Robert Scott-Dempster acts for significant private and institutional rural landowning clients.

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Glasgow, Edinburgh and surrounds

Agriculture & Rural Affairs


Alan White
Band 3
Mike Blair
Band 1
Murray Soutar
Band 4
Robert Scott-Dempster
Band 1