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Christopher Lindley

Partner | Forfar

Land & Rural Business

Accredited Specialist in Agricultural Law

One of the leaders in rural law in Perthshire and Angus, Chris is ranked highly in his field by the independent legal directories Chambers and Partners and the Legal 500. He is also recognised by the Law Society of Scotland as an accredited specialist in Agricultural Law.

He advises client in rural property law including buying, selling and leasing all types of rural property, farming partnerships, as well as Wills and succession planning. He provides specialist advice in relation to agricultural tenancies, renewable energy projects, servitudes and sporting rights.

He adopts a no nonsense approach to resolving problems and achieving clients’ goals. Chris advises public and private sector clients and banks on a wide range of issues focussed on the rural sector. He heads up the group dealing with agricultural security work.

Chris is a member of the Scottish Agricultural Arbiters and Valuers Association and Secretary of the Central Scotland Agricultural Valuers’ Association


Accredited Specialist in Agricultural Law

Christopher Lindley's Blog Entries

Agricultural Tenants Right of Relinquishment and Assignation

On 28 February 2021, the rules about the relinquishment and assignation of tenancies in Scotland came into effect.  Section 110 of the Land…

Posted on 26th March 2021

Drones: Taking Farming to New Heights?

The recent explosion in the popularity of drones has not escaped the agricultural world, with many farmers recognising the benefits that…

Posted on 20th February 2017

Tenant Amnesty or Confusion?

What is known as the Amnesty for Tenant’s improvements set out on sections 112 to 118 of the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016 will shortly…

Posted on 19th December 2016

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