Experts in Rural Law & Farmland Estates

We are very fortunate to work in Dunblane, a beautiful town bordered by rural estates and farmland, located at the entrance to the Scottish Highlands, and have years of history here.

We are true to our roots and can advise on all areas of agriculture and rural law with a strong focus on:

Rural Property

Buying and selling all types of property – estates, farms, fields, and agricultural buildings; farmhouses, country houses and cottages; and sporting and crofting estates, fishing rights, forests and woodlands.

Rural Businesses

Assisting on other projects on rural land, including holiday lets, caravan sites, outdoor activity centres, cafes and shops, plot sales, telecoms leases and dealing with management agreements.


Setting up shared farming and contract farming agreements.

Asset Management

Acting for lenders and borrowers in relation to taking / granting security over rural assets.

Estate Management

Advising on general estate management, subsidy queries, and further countryside-specific issues.

Countryside Rights

Dealing with and advising on rights of access, drainage and services, mineral rights and title conditions.

Succession & Taxation

Advising on succession planning, tax reliefs (Agricultural Property Relief and Business Property Relief) and setting up and drafting partnership agreements.

Property Development

Dealing with land option agreements and property developments.


Questions answered

Agricultural law – take a look at some of our frequently asked questions for more information.

We are highly respected and trusted by families and businesses for all their legal needs – from buying their first home and advising on family matters, to supporting their business and commercial needs, to helping them plan for their future.

We have been advising the people of not only Dunblane and Stirlingshire, but across Scotland, for over 250 years. Our firm is steeped in history and experience, but we do not rest on our laurels. The business has evolved over the years into a modern and innovative law firm. Providing expert legal advice by real and down-to-earth people, we strive to keep things simple and always deliver a personal service.

Please get in touch for a no-obligation chat. Our team are happy to speak to you to find out more about your individual situation and discuss how we can work with you to achieve a positive outcome.

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