Murray SoutarPartner, Land and Rural Business, Head of Perth
Murray is a Partner in the firm’s pre-eminent Land and Rural Business team.
Murray works with a variety of businesses, families and individuals where he specialises in the purchase, management and sale of estates, farms and forestry and the purchase and sale of urban and rural residential properties.
He regularly advises on sporting rights including the management and ownership of salmon fishings and acts for clients on all aspects of renewable energy developments.
Having grown up in a farming family in Angus, he has a particular interest in agriculture and agricultural holdings legislation and guides clients on environmental matters and grant schemes including the Basic Payment Scheme.
The legal directories sources consider Murray as "very highly regarded, particularly in respect of conveyancing of large rural properties," according to commentators. He handles complex estate and farm transactions, including sporting, salmon fishing and forestry issues."
Murray is "measured and calculated in his approach to ensure that the best outcome is achieved," reports a source. His rural property practice centres on farm and estate sales."