Robert Sutherland

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I have specialised in property and public law for over twenty years, concentrating on agricultural and crofting matters, commercial property, conveyancing and housing law.  I have considerable experience of disputes involving farms, crofts, and other rural property, including agricultural contracts, agricultural subsidies, boundaries, servitudes and rights of way, renewable energy projects, planning and environmental law matters.  I am one of the most frequently instructed counsel in the Scottish Land Court, with many cases reported in the official Scottish Land Court Reports.  I have represented clients in arbitration disputes in Scotland and England concerning agricultural tenancies, livestock and produce.  My first appointment as an arbitrator was in 2019. 

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Stair Memorial Encyclopaedia : Housing (2014); Forestry (in preparation).