Rural Property, Agricultural & Crofting Law

We act on behalf of clients with different types of rural property interests, including landowning and tenant farmers and crofters, developers, community bodies, charities and estate owners. Our clients are located in Orkney, Caithness, Shetland and in other parts of rural Scotland.

At d and h we are able to offer a wide range of rural property and agricultural and crofting law services. We can help you with buying, selling, transferring and leasing land and buildings and also bank security work. If you need advice on rights of access and for services such as water or electricity then we can assist with the legal investigation and drafting deeds relating to such issues.

We can offer advice on agricultural and crofting tenancy issues and in relation to crofting we can assist with decrofting, resumption, assignation of croft tenancies and succession to croft tenancies.

We can also advise on less common rural property matters such as electricity wayleaves, telecommunications leases and renewable energy agreements.


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