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Elaine Kennedy-Walton

Associate, Land and Rural Business

Elaine advises on a wide range of rural matters and has particular expertise in the Sale and Purchase of Farms and Forestry and acts for both Lenders and Individuals in Security work. She also advises clients on general Estate Management matters such as leasing (Agricultural and Residential) and servitudes and has advised family businesses in relation to Succession Planning.

Elaine grew up in South West Scotland and tutors future Solicitors on the Strathclyde University Diploma in Professional Legal Practice.



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Recent News & Insights by Elaine

14 September 2023 | Time to read: 4 mins

Abandoned Cars and Caravans – What options do landowners have for removal?

By Elaine Kennedy-Walton, Leeanne Ballingall

With fly tipping becoming an increased concern for landowners, we highlight some key points to consider should you find vehicles abandoned on your private land.

24 October 2022 | Time to read: 2 mins

Raising the Bar for Farmhouses: Repairing Standard and EPC’s

By Elaine Kennedy-Walton

From 28 March 2027, it will be necessary for agriculture housing to meet the repairing standard requirements. Here we discuss what this means for landlords.

18 August 2021 | Time to read: 4 mins

Staycationers – Opportunity or Liability for Landowners?

By Elaine Kennedy-Walton

Wild camping, motor-homing, caravanning and outdoor pursuits such as paddle boarding are all seeing massive surge in popularity.

18 August 2021 | Time to read: 2 mins

Staycationers – Money from the Aire? Opportunities for Landowners and Tenants

By Elaine Kennedy-Walton

With current trends towards caravanning and motor-homing there has also been demand in Scotland for more Aires which are common across European destinations.

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