Peter Misselbrook > Shepherd and Wedderburn > Edinburgh, Scotland > Lawyer Profile

Shepherd and Wedderburn
1 EXCHANGE CRESCENT
CONFERENCE SQUARE
EDINBURGH
EH3 8UL
Scotland

Work Department

Rural Business and Renewables

Position

Peter is a highly experienced real estate lawyer with particular expertise in the rural, agricultural and farming sector.  Rural Scotland represents 95% of the land area and around a fifth of the population.  His experience and client portfolio reflects the diversity of this vibrant economic sector. An established name in rural legal circles, Peter acts for number of large estate owners and farmers, commercial operators, investors, developers, landlords, tenants and for a medium size Nursing home group. He also acts as the lead solicitor for Invercauld Estates and the Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland.

Peter is a former Chairman of The British Association for Shooting and Conservation and President of the European Hunters Association and has held outside appointments with the Home Office and with the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland.

Career

1976 to 1979 Solicitor (from 1978), Maclay Murray & Spens, Solicitors, 1981 to 1996 Partner, J & A Hastie SSC, 1996 to 2014 Partner, Tods Murray LLP,  2014 to date Consultant, Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP.

Memberships

The British Association of Shooting and Conservation, Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust, Land and Estates, CONFOR, RHASS.

Education

University of Dundee (1975 LLB).