Calum advises clients on a wide range of rural and commercial property work, including agricultural tenancies, forestry purchases and sales, farm purchases, community group purchases, land reform and other rural property matters. Based in our Inverness office, he has also acted for developers and landowners in a number of renewable energy projects and he has significant experience in community renewables projects.
Calum has particular expertise as a crofting lawyer, advising both crofters and landowners on a variety of crofting law matters including applications to the Crofting Commission and the Land Court. He has advised in particular on renewables projects on croftland. Calum has advised clients across the Highlands and Islands including the Crofting Counties of Inverness-shire, Ross-shire, Argyll, Caithness and Sutherland.
Originally from the Isle of Skye, Calum is a fluent Gaelic speaker. Calum has spoken on TV, radio and at conferences on land reform, renewables and crofting law. Calum is on the Rural Affairs Committee of the Law Society of Scotland and is a director of Highland charity, New Start Highland.
The Legal 500 lists Calum as a "Recommended Lawyer" in Agriculture & Estates and Commercial Property.
Qualifications: LLB (Hons) Dip LP NP
Joined the firm: 2012