Senior Rural Property – Edinburgh/Highlands

Practice Area: Agricultural / Rural
Level: Assistant, Associate, Partner
Section: Law Firm
Location: Edinburgh, Highlands
Ref: FW6955

This leading law firm requires an experienced solicitor, with a background in either the rural or commercial real estate sector, to join its rural property practice.  You will work on a wide range of rural businesses including agriculture, aquaculture, and forestry; renewable sector clients; utilities; commercial investors and developers; industry stakeholders; public sector bodies and funders.  This role will support the teams in both Edinburgh and the Scottish Highlands.  The ideal candidate will be at least 5 years’ PQE with experience in the rural sector.


Key tasks include:

  • Drafting, negotiating, and implementing acquisition/sale missives for a variety of transaction types
  • Assisting with negotiation and implementation of development/option agreements
  • General property management
  • Leasing, including agricultural holdings
  • Crofting
  • Commercial and non-commercial development relating to large estates


If this position interests you, please get in touch with Frasia ( or Cameron ( for an initial and confidential discussion. (Assignment 12270)


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