Purchase and Sale

Whether you are buying or selling rural property in Scotland, it is important to take legal advice to ensure you comply with the complexities of land law that may apply.

How can Thorntons help?

All members of our Land and Rural Business team have the experience to guide you through the legal issues which apply to the buying and selling of all sizes and types of rural property, including:

  • Estates
  • Farms
  • Country houses
  • Cottages and crofts
  • Farm steadings
  • Amenity land
  • Woodlands
  • Salmon Fishings
  • Shooting and other Sporting rights
  • Development land
  • Reservoirs
  • Minerals and quarries
  • Hotels, shops and other rural businesses
  • Rights to Buy

We can advise you on the offer and missives, the title and any rights of way, rights of access or servitudes and other conditions which may affect the ownership of the property. Other aspects to be considered include land reform, environmental issues, planning, ownership of mineral rights, private water and drainage rights, shooting and fishing rights, any agricultural or residential leases, subsidies and grant schemes and employment issues. 

Key Contacts

Kenneth

Kenneth Mackay
Partner

+44 131 240 8871
kmackay@thorntons-law.co.uk

Susan

Susan Duff
Partner

+44 1334 652285
sduff@thorntons-law.co.uk

Our Local Offices

We have offices across Scotland, offering legal advice and property services

View All Offices

Dundee

+44(0)1382 229111

Anstruther

+44(0)1333 314395

Arbroath

+44(0)1241 872683

Cupar

+44(0)1334 652285

Edinburgh

+44(0)131 225 8705

Forfar

+44(0)1307 466886

Kirkcaldy

+44(0)1592 268608

Montrose

+44(0)1674 673444

Perth

+44(0)1738 621212

St Andrews

+44(0)1334 477107

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