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Tornagrain | New Town Development

We act for Tornagrain Limited, part of the Moray Estates group, in connection with the development of the Tornagrain new town.

Viking Energy | Wind Farm Development

We act for Viking Energy Wind Farm LLP in respect of the major wind farm development on mainland Shetland.

Family Matters – Legal Considerations for Parents and Carers

Becoming a parent can also be all consuming, but there are a number of legal matters you should

David Halligan

Associate, Land and Rural Business

David deals with legal queries across a broad spectrum of agricultural, rural and energy projects specifically the acquisition and disposal of complex farms, landed estates and commercial forests (for both individuals and funds) and the intricacies of agricultural holdings legislation for both tenant and landlord. David also assists in relation to major on-shore wind projects, rural property restructuring in regard to succession planning, crofting law and high value estate management for multiple clients across the country.

David has a particular expertise in agricultural banking and conveyancing, the operation of rural businesses, advising New Entrants to agriculture, and has specific interest in the evolution of Scottish agriculture post-Brexit in relation to the Basic Payment Scheme and CAP funding. David’s rural background along with his appetite for the future of the agricultural sector places him well to understand the pressures of our rural clients and their goals for the future.



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Recent News & Insights by David

13 December 2021 | Time to read: 1 min

OnFARM podcast: SAYFC visit to Learielaw Farm

By David Halligan

OnFARM's Ross Montague and Gillespie Macandrew's Dave Halligan tag along for one of the visits, to Learielaw Farm in Broxburn...

22 July 2021 | Time to read: 5 mins

Farm safety – the “seen” and “unseen” hazards

By David Halligan

Farm Safety Week across the United Kingdom is important in highlighting most common categories of workplace dangers and hazards in...

27 May 2021 | Time to read: 3 mins

Say Cheese, Please

By David Halligan

The viability of any businesses, especially those of farming and rural business, is dependent on cashflow and lending to further...

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