Our expert team can help you navigate the complexities of crofting law with reliable, specialist advice on all aspects of crofting, crofting estates and crofting tenancies.

Crofting law is complex, requiring reliable, specialist advice at the earliest possible opportunity. There are over 750,000 hectares of land in Scotland subject to crofting tenure. Governed by the Crofters (Scotland) Act 1993 (and subsequently amended by further layers of legislation), the law governing crofting can seem daunting and unwieldy.

Our team has extensive experience of navigating this complex area of law and are here to give you clear, practical guidance. 

Croft Purchases & Sales

From the purchase or sale of a croft (both owner occupied, and croft tenancy) to advising some of Scotland's largest private and institutional crofting landlords, our team is ready to advise you on all aspects of Crofting Law, Crofting Estates and Crofting Tenancies. 

Our aim is to help our clients to realise their goals with minimum fuss, stress and expense. We provide clear advice on all aspects of crofting law arising under the Crofters (Scotland) Act 1993 and the amending Acts of 2007, 2010 and 2013. 

Supporting Crofters

We can provide advice to crofters on a wide range of issues, whether you require advice on crofting succession and future proofing your croft for future generations, if you wish to purchase your croft from the landlord and negotiate terms, or if you are a shareholder in common grazings, or a grazings committee.

Our open and practical approach will help to determine the best course of action for you and your crofting interests. 

Expert Guidance for Crofting Landlords

If you are a landlord with croft land and croft tenants, we can assist you in understanding your rights and responsibilities as a crofting landlord. It may be that you are looking to initiate a renewable development on common grazings, or make a resumption application for a diversification project. Alternatively, you may require to negotiate the sale of croft land to the crofting tenant. 

Our team can provide you with the support and pragmatic solutions you need. 

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