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  1. Property, construction and agriculture – Leading silks
  2. Property, construction and agriculture – Leading juniors

Property, construction and agriculture – Leading silks

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    • Sir Crispin Agnew of Lochnaw Bt QC - Westwater Advocates β€˜A well known silk with recognised expertise in agricultural matters.’
    • Jonathan Barne QC - Axiom Advocates β€˜An astute court performer.’
    • Garry Borland QC - Axiom Advocates β€˜A first-class advocate.’
    • Nick Ellis QC - Westwater Advocates β€˜A very bright silk with a measured approach to cases.’
    • Robert Howie QC - Ampersand β€˜He holds the ear of the judiciary.’
    • Roy Martin QC - Terra Firma Chambers β€˜A silk with gravitas.’
    • Martin Richardson QC - Axiom Advocates β€˜Technically excellent, and brilliant for complex cases involving novel points of law.’
    • David Sheldon QC - Compass Chambers β€˜Noted for his practice in high-value property disputes.’
    • David Thomson QC - Axiom Advocates β€˜A robust advocate who is always on the front foot.’
    • Gavin Walker QC - Axiom Advocates β€˜His sharp intellect inspires confidence in clients.’

Property, construction and agriculture – Leading juniors

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    • David Anderson - Westwater Advocates β€˜Experienced in housing law matters.’
    • David Bartos - Terra Firma Chambers β€˜A sound and equable advocate.’
    • Jonathan Broome - Axiom Advocates β€˜A user-friendly advocate.’
    • Alasdair Burnet - Terra Firma Chambers β€˜He has an aura of quiet confidence in his approach to cases.’
    • Frank Burr - Arnot Manderson Advocates β€˜His advice is practical and commercially focused.’
    • Donald Cameron - Westwater Advocates β€˜Well known for his expertise in agricultural and crofting law.’
    • Graham Dunlop - Terra Firma Chambers β€˜Measured and pragmatic.’
    • Denis Garrity - Terra Firma Chambers β€˜A shrewd operator.’
    • Miranda Hamilton - Axiom Advocates β€˜Well known for her expertise in construction disputes.’
    • Eoghainn MacLean - Ampersand β€˜A very meticulous advocate.’
    • Scott Manson - Axiom Advocates β€˜A fighter in court.’
    • Ross McClelland - Axiom Advocates β€˜Polished and confident before a court.’
    • Greg Sanders - Westwater Advocates β€˜He has expertise in property damage claims.’
    • Adrian Stalker - Westwater Advocates β€˜Recommended for a broad range of housing law matters.’
    • Alasdair Sutherland - Terra Firma Chambers β€˜Very bright and analytical; clients like him.’
    • Robert Sutherland - Terra Firma Chambers β€˜Noted for his strength in agricultural matters.’

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Practitioners at Ampersand have expertise in contractual matters as well as landlord and tenant disputes, among other areas.

Arnot Manderson Advocates’ team handles a range of property matters, including conveyancing matters, breach of missives, landlord and tenant issues, and crofting law disputes.

Axiom Advocates has β€˜good strength in depth for construction disputes’. Members have solid expertise in contractual, landlord and tenant disputes, as well as high-value construction defect and dilapidation claims. The senior level was bolstered in 2018 when Jonathan Barne QC, Martin Richardson QC, David Thomson QC and Gavin Walker QC were all appointed to silk.

Compass Chambers houses David Sheldon QC, who is well known for handling high-value property damage disputes.

Terra Firma Chambers attracts instructions across a wide range of property, construction and agricultural law matters, including leasing disputes, property damage claims and land registration issues.

Members at Westwater Advocates act in a broad spectrum of construction, property and agricultural matters; recent work includes lease disputes and access rights matters.

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