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Agricultural tenancies in Scotland are regulated by a complex set of agricultural holdings legislation, most recently updated with the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016.  As such, it is important that specialist knowledge and advice are provided to our clients (whether landlords or tenants) when considering new tenancies or dealing with existing setups. 

How Blackadders can help

The Blackadders Rural Land and Business team can offer advice on any of the following areas:

  • Traditional 1991 Act Tenancies
  • Modern Limited Duration Tenancies
  • Short Limited Duration Tenancies
  • Grazing and mowing leases
  • Renunciation, resumption and termination
  • Statutory notices
  • Compensation claims
  • Contract farming agreements
  • Diversification projects
  • Tenancy disputes
  • Tenant’s right to buy
  • Tenant’s Amnesty

Our team of specialists have considerable experience in such matters and represent a wide range of agricultural landlords and tenants throughout Scotland.

Tenancies Team Members

Our lawyers in Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Perth work together across various disciplines to ensure that our clients' requirements are met.