Alan WhitePartner, Land and Rural Business
Alan is a Partner in our Land and Rural Business team. His practice covers the full range of rural affairs including the sale, purchase and leasing of farms, estates and forestry interests, sporting and fishing rights.
Alan has a particular interest in crofting law, renewable energy schemes and mineral extraction. He also has significant experience in community development projects.
Alan is regularly involved in the sale and purchase of commercial forestry, as well as farms, estates and salmon fishings. He also advises a number of clients on ongoing management issues such as agricultural holdings, crofting, business structuring and succession planning. Alan provides specialist advice in respect of agricultural holdings and crofting to a major utility company and a range of renewable energy developers as well as to private landowners.
The legal directories sources consider Alan "exhibits expertise across a range of rural property transactions, including agricultural holdings, renewable energy, sporting rights, crofting and community rights to buy.
Alan is sought for his ability to handle matters unique to rural property transactions, including sporting rights and community rights to buy. A client says: "He has got a thorough grasp of his subject and is very diligent."