1 Rutland Court, Edinburgh EH3 8EY
Tel: 0131 270 7700

Acres of legal expertise

When you’ve spent a lifetime building up your farm, naturally you’ll want your legal team to have an understanding of rural issues.

Anderson Strathern can help you with all legal aspects of land ownership and occupation, such as sale and purchase, agricultural and residential leasing, dispute resolution, energy projects, and succession and tax planning for families and businesses.

For almost 300 years, we’ve been advising generations of families, owners and tenants across Scotland.


Dalblair House, 46 Dalblair Road, Ayr KA7 1UQ
Tel: 01292 280 499
163 Main Street, Prestwick KA9 1LB
Tel: 01292 478 487

The Agricultural Law Team at Frazer Coogans support a large number of farming clients located throughout Scotland, and we pride ourselves in providing personal professional advice to all of our farming clients. We provide a prompt and cost effective service in relation to all aspects of agricultural and country property, including –

• Sale, Purchase and Leasing of farms, farmland and country properties
• Voluntary Registration of Title
• Bank Security work
• Family Business Succession Planning including Wills, Trusts and Inheritance Tax planning
• Wind Turbine developments and agreements
• Access agreements and Water issues
• Partnership rearrangements and disputes

Leading the team is Director, Norman Geddes together with Anoop Christi. Norman Geddes who is based in our Ayr office has a lifetime’s experience of advising clients on all aspects of farm and country property, and Anoop Christi leads the agricultural team based in Prestwick and Glasgow. With their capable team they regularly advise farmers and landowners on diverse legal matters. They are always happy to discuss any legal issue and welcome your call.


18 Common Green, Strathaven ML10 6AG
Tel: 01357 520082 | Fax: 01357 529477

Gebbie & Wilson are a long established and well respected local firm, committed to providing an excellent and comprehensive service to their agricultural clients in Lanarkshire and beyond.

With land reform underway, increasing regulation faced by farmers, and potential diversification opportunities such as renewable energy production, property development or leisure activities, we have the expertise to ensure our clients receive the best advice to keep up pace and maximise their opportunities.

From succession planning to complex title issues, Gebbie & Wilson have specialist solicitors providing a full range of legal services to the farming community.


5 Atholl Crescent, Edinburgh EH3 8EJ
Tel: 0131 225 1677

We provide support to farmers, land managers, communities and rural landowners across Scotland, advising on a full range of commercial and legal issues faced in running rural businesses and modern countryside management. A particular aspect of our practice is providing the NFU Scotland legal helpline, providing free legal advice to NFUS members by phone.

Our team, which includes two accredited specialists, provides advice on all aspects of rural business including:

• Purchase and Sales
• Agricultural Leases and Crofting
• Forestry
• Diversification and Commercial Opportunities
• Renewable Energy
• Carbon credits, and other "natural capital" opportunities
• Tax Planning, Succession and Business Structures including farming partnerships
• Land Reform and Title Registration
• Sportings, Environment and Conservation

As a preeminent and long-standing advisor to the rural sector, our lawyers based in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Perth understand the pressures and opportunities present in the sector and can support clients in managing their implications.


4 Wellington Square, Ayr KA7 1EN
Tel: 01292 618585 | Fax: 01292 885678

K & W have been advising farming clients for over 100 years. Nicholas Kilpatrick is the fourth generation in the firm and has been an Agricultural Law Specialist, as accredited by the Law Society, for 22 years. We are very pleased to represent farmers, whether landlords, tenants or owner occupiers, throughout Scotland and Nicholas has a huge interest in and knowledge of farming. He tries to read The Scottish Farmer the day it arrives, which is not the case with the Law Society Journal! Jennifer Gray and John Walker help with the full range of agricultural matters handled by the firm.


Johnstone House, 52-54 Rose Street, Aberdeen AB10 1HA
Tel: 01224 408 408 | Email:

Straightforward, specialist advice for agriculture.

Working collaboratively across the farming, forestry, fisheries, and food sectors — and with a focus in resilience and building a sustainable future — we are trusted advisors on the issues that matter to our rural clients.

Our extensive expertise includes succession, agricultural tenancies, crofting law, rural business restructuring, and all aspects of property law including purchase and sale, as well as land ownership and tax issues. We also cover more specialised matters such as diversification, renewable energy, sporting rights, planning, equestrian law, and dispute resolution.


Princes Exchange, 1 Earl Grey Street, Edinburgh, EH3 9EE
Tel: 0131 228 8111 | Fax: 0131 228 8118
Twitter: @TurcanConnell

Whether you are looking for advice on the purchase, sale or lease of a field or a farm, a complex development deal or are considering how best to diversify, you need to know that you have the expert advice that can guide you and help you to avoid any pitfalls. Turcan Connell, with more accredited agricultural specialists than any other law firm, can provide that advice.

As well as handling the purchase, sale and leasing of agricultural and all other property, we advise on all legal aspects of managing and owning rural property including finance, minerals, forestry, subsidies, development, business structures, tax and succession planning and renewables.


302 St Vincent Street, Glasgow G2 5RZ
Tel: 0141 248 3434 | Email:

Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie LLP is a full-service, independent Scottish law firm, with a history spanning 165 years.

Operating from offices in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Inverness, Dunblane and Dunfermline, our staff are committed to looking after your legal needs, whether that’s for yourself, your family, or your business.

WJM’s purpose and vision is simple: to build long-term, rewarding relationships with our clients which are noticeably better than anything else on offer elsewhere. You work hard for your land, home, family and business. WJM's team of experts can offer support with:.

* Buying, selling or leasing agricultural/rural property
* Protecting and maximising Forestry/woodland investments
* Landownership structures/tax
* Family business
* Countryside planning
* Telecoms
* Renewable energy

We pride ourselves on being friendly and approachable, while remaining commercially astute and ahead of the curve. We take time to get to know you and your circumstances then use our experience and technical know-how to help you achieve your goals.

Contact us to find out how we can work with you to help you achieve what you want out of life for yourself, your family and your business.

EDINBURGH: The Capital Building, 2nd Floor, 12-13 St Andrew Square, Edinburgh EH2 2AF
INVERNESS: The Green House, Beechwood Park North, Inverness IV2 3BL
DUNBLANE: 61 High Street, Dunblane FK15 0EH
DUNFERMLINE: Crescent House, Carnegie Campus, Enterprise Way, Dunfermline KY11 8GR