Residential property

Land reform & registration

The political landscape for rural landowners and their managers is constantly evolving with new and important legislation with far reaching consequences being introduced on a frequent basis.

As we’ve been involved in the sector for many years and understand the background to much of this legislation and thought, we’re ideally placed to assist you in a proactive manner by keeping you up-to-date and assisting you to make the most of the opportunities and implications of any changes.

Community Rights to Buy

Land in Scotland can be affected by three different types of community right to buy:

  • Community right to buy urban or rural land
  • Community right to buy abandoned and neglected land
  • Community right to buy land for further sustainability of the community

We’ll provide advice whether you’re a landowner who may be affected by these rights or a community looking to explore the possibility of a purchase.

Land Commission

The Scottish Land Commission created by the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016 is a body corporate made up of five Land Commissioners and one Tenant Farming Commissioner tasked with reviewing and enforcing law relating to land in Scotland and recommending changes to existing legislation.

The Commission is required to prepare strategic plans and programmes of work and advise on any matter referred to them by the Scottish Ministers. We’ve been closely involved with the Commission helping them prepare Codes of Conduct and their objectives.

If you need assistance in liaising with or dealing with the objectives of the Commission please contact us.

Voluntary First Registration

Now's the time to register your land.

The Scottish Land Commission created by the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016 is a body corporate made up of five Land Commissioners and one Tenant Farming Commissioner tasked with reviewing and enforcing law relating to land in Scotland and recommending changes to existing legislation.

The Commission is required to prepare strategic plans and programmes of work and advise on any matter referred to them by the Scottish Ministers. We’ve been closely involved with the Commission helping them prepare Codes of Conduct and their objectives.

If you need assistance in liaising with or dealing with the objectives of the Commission please contact us.

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