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?
With fly tipping becoming an increased concern for landowners, we highlight some key points to consider should you find vehicles...
24 October 2022 | Time to read: 2 mins
Raising the Bar for Farmhouses: Repairing Standard and EPC’s
From 28 March 2027, it will be necessary for agriculture housing to meet the repairing standard requirements. Here we discuss...
18 August 2021 | Time to read: 4 mins
Staycationers – Opportunity or Liability for Landowners?
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
With current trends towards caravanning and motor-homing there has also been demand in Scotland for more Aires which are common...