Murray Beith Murray WS

Agriculture & Rural Affairs Department

Glasgow, Edinburgh and surrounds
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What the team is known for Respected practice that covers the full spectrum of agricultural and rural matters for farmers and landowners. Strong expertise in private client matters for its rural client base, including estate planning and wealth management for landowners. Also adept at advising on sporting rights, forestry transactions and renewable energy projects.

Strengths A client enthuses: "The firm provides good-quality professional advice, but the main quality I like is the personal understanding of the various situations and the ability to provide sound counsel on often sensitive matters."

Work highlights Acted on the sale of over 5,000 acres of the Mansfield estates, which included salmon fishing, land registration, and forestry and farm grant schemes.

Notable practitioners

Andrew Linehan
covers all legal aspects of agricultural law, including property transactions, strategic land development, sporting rights and land registration. "His logical thought process is one of his greatest strengths," says a source, adding that his "analytical skills and knowledge of agricultural law shine through."