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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

Sam Conington

Solicitor, Land and Rural Business

Sam completed both his undergraduate LLB Degree and Diploma in Legal Practice at the University of Aberdeen before commencing his traineeship with Gillespie Macandrew in 2019. With 18 months of his 2nd year traineeship focused on property, Sam qualified into the Land and Rural Business team as a solicitor in 2021.

Coming from the rural Scottish Borders, Sam pairs his upbringing and knowledge of the sector with fundamental conveyancing practices in order to provide help and advice to those involved in the sale or purchase of agricultural land and buildings, forestry and crofts. Sam is also involved in advising individuals and businesses on a range of other property work such as agricultural leases, servitudes and general estate management.



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Recent News & Insights by Sam

04 April 2022 | Time to read: 5 mins

Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982 (Licensing of Short-term Lets) Order 2022

By Sam Conington

Parliament has given Local Authorities until 1st October 2022 to establish a licencing scheme in their area.

01 January 2022 | Time to read: 2 mins

Repairing Standard to farmhouses

By Sam Conington

In 2019 the Scottish Government made changes to the Housing (Scotland) Act 2006 and one of these changes is that...

27 May 2021 | Time to read: 3 mins

Refund Rights

By Sam Conington

The question of refunds can become a grey area.

03 February 2021 | Time to read: 4 mins

A year of change…..and there’s more on the way

By Sam Conington

A year of change…..and there’s more on the way With the Tenant’s Amnesty, Brexit and of course Covid-19, 2020 was...

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