Head of land and property; head of renewables; specialist in agricultural leasing (landlord and tenant), all aspects of contentious and non-contentious agricultural law, agricultural subsidies and support, crofting, forestry, aquaculture, conservation, diversification, development land sales and promotion, farm and estate purchases and sales, rural finance, sporting and fishing, rural and residential conveyancing, land reform and agricultural holdings reform, waste disposal, mining and development work, windfarm, biomass, anaerobic digestion and hydro developments, planning and environmental law. Considerable experience in hotel and leisure and general commercial property.
UK Council Member Agricultural Law Association. Accredited as a specialist in agricultural law by the Law Society of Scotland since 1996. Member Scottish Land and Estates Agricultural Holdings Group. Writer to the Signet. Notary Public. Solicitor in the Supreme Courts of Scotland.
Attended University of Aberdeen (LLB (Hons), DipLP). Articled Dundas & Wilson CS 1984-86; qualified 1986; assistant solicitor 1986-1990; associate 1990; partner 1990-97. Partner Turcan Connell 1997 to date.
Born 1960. Resides East Lothian. Leisure interests include walking.