Agriculture, Estates & Renewables

High quality, professional advice for business and private clients


As you might expect from a firm located in rural Highland Perthshire, we have significant experience and expertise in dealing with all aspects of rural and agricultural law.

This includes farm and estate sales and purchases, agricultural leases, and general rural business. Whether you need advice on telecommunications leases or tax relief, we cover all the bases. We also specialise in advising on the sometimes difficult issue of succession to rural businesses.

As the world advances towards a more sustainable future, we are proud to advise you on all types of renewable energy schemes. We can help your business move with the times and make the most of all the environmentally friendly alternatives available on the market.

Our primary aim is to get to know you. Every business, individual and project is unique, and we truly want to work alongside you to assist in your success.
 

Agricultural & Estate Law


Over the years, we’ve helped advise countless individuals and farming families in the agricultural sector. This includes the buying and selling of agricultural land, landed estates or agricultural property.

We help you strike the most suitable deal and help you identify issues to prepare for a negotiation. We also handle Land & Buildings Transaction Tax, Inheritance Tax, as well as the inevitable admin that arises from the transaction. Our experts will guide you through the procedure from start to finish, taking the stress out of the process.

Our relationship won’t stop there. Whether you’re a new landowner or from a long line of farming families, we can also assist you in following legal protocol in the general running of your agricultural business. 

We understand that delving into legal matters regarding your farming business can be daunting. It’s crucial you do what is required of you in order to avoid a penalty. That’s why it’s important to work alongside a dedicated professional firm that can guide you through and give you peace of mind that all regulations are being followed.

Not only do we aim to give straightforward, practical advice whenever consulted, but we do everything we can to help you understand the process for yourself.

A broad overview of our other services include:

  • Setting up farming partnerships and other farming agreements
  • Dealing with a range of tenancies
  • Managing rural assets
  • Helping with other projects on land, e.g. holiday letting
  • Advising on drainage and mineral services
  • Tax relief 

However, we are confident we’ll be able to help with most aspects of agricultural law, so please don’t hesitate to contact us today to discuss your circumstances.
 

Renewable Energy Law


Clean energy is becoming more and more popular, and there are many remarkable renewable technologies at your disposal. The most popular of which include:

  • Solar power
  • Wind power
  • Hydropower
  • Biomass energy

If you’re looking for an energy transition, we can give advice on the legal practicalities.


Contact our knowledgeable team of professionals today


Our rural and agricultural department has been built up over a number of years and is now headed up by our partner Paul Keith. Get in touch today.

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