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Debbie Dewar

Associate | Perth

Land & Rural Business

Debbie is an Associate in our Land and Rural Business Team. She specialises in rural property law, land, estates and renewables including the purchase and sale of farms, estates and forestry; agricultural leases and licences; leases of renewable energy and telecom mast sites; wayleaves and servitudes and agricultural securities.

Debbie advises on all aspects of land acquisition, lease and diversification projects and also acts for major lenders in the field of agriculture and renewables. She regularly secures multi-million pound assets to lenders often in conjunction with her colleagues in Thorntons’ corporate team. Debbie provides added value to her work with her lender clients by delivering training to in-house staff and land agents.

Debbie is known for her strong technical knowledge and she often deals with the most complex property and land issues. Her recent work of note includes the purchase of a Barony Title, the sale of a large Estate in several parts including the creation of title conditions to facilitate future development, the renegotiation of a secure agricultural tenant's lease arrangements and the purchase and security of a multi-million pound farm with the transfer of various diversification projects involved.

Debbie Dewar's Blog Entries

Clock is Ticking on Tenant’s Amnesty for Improvements

Tenants who are considering using the tenant’s amnesty procedure now have just 8 months left to formally notify their landlord about…

Posted on 15th October 2019

Mountain Biking and Taming the Wild Trails

Mountain biking has gained traction in Scotland, with its popularity seemingly climbing steeply overnight.  This has been noticed by the…

Posted on 29th August 2019

Rural Renewables: Making your project a success.

The key to a successful renewables project is proper groundwork from the outset. Despite the Scottish Government’s lack of commitment to…

Posted on 17th November 2016

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