Crofting Law

Published date23 June 2023
Subject MatterReal Estate and Construction, Energy and Natural Resources, Energy Law, Landlord & Tenant - Leases, Renewables
Law FirmShepherd and Wedderburn LLP
AuthorKathryn Smart

The laws and regulations relating to crofting in Scotland are unique and evolving. If you need specialist guidance from experienced advisors we are here to help. The firm's rural team regularly works with crofting landlords, crofting tenants, owner-occupiers and those developing on croft and common grazing land.

We can support you with

  • Preparing and submitting applications to the Crofting Commission - including advising on assignation apportionments, decrofting, division, subletting applications and other dealings with the Crofting Commission
  • Renewable energy and crofting - we are experienced in renewable projects on croft land, including Section 19A "Scheme for Development" applications
  • Resumption applications to the Scottish Land Court for resumptions from crofting tenure
  • Crofters right to buy - we assist both landlords or crofting tenants on the sale or purchase of crofts under the...

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