Supporting traditional rural industry nationwide


Stronachs property, private client and corporate teams work closely with farm owners and traditional agricultural producers nationwide, supporting Scotland’s strong rural economy.

Our client base ranges from small-scale farming to major agricultural businesses including fruit and vegetable growers, livestock breeders, meat producers and food and machinery manufacturers. 

As the sector continues to evolve and diversify, legislative changes bring new challenges.  Stronachs’ rural team can provide the required support and assistance to help clients meet such challenges, including the requirements of various regulatory bodies such as the Food Standard Agency, SEPA and local authority environmental health teams.

In a property context, we have significant experience advising on a wide range of transactions including sales, purchases, wayleaves, servitudes and rights of way, sales of land for development, options, commercial leases and renewable energy projects.  

Working closely with our private client team, we can assist with asset transfers and succession planning for all manner of agricultural and rural clients including trusts and estates.


Commercial land and property transactions

All types of property transactions including purchases/sales, sale of land for development, leases, options, asset transfers, sporting estates, forestry and fishings.


Corporate support

Succession and business planning advice for rural businesses including partnership and other business structures.


Private client and estate planning

Creation of trusts, transfer of assets, wills and tax planning.

Banking and finance


Key Contacts

To make an enquiry, please contact a member of staff below or call 01224 845 845

Liz Stewart

Partner, Commercial Property
T: 01224 845 859
M: 07587 034 705

Jaclyn E.P. Russell

Partner, Head of Private Client
T: 01224 845 858
M: 07884 658 473

David Marshall

Partner, Agriculture
T: 01224 845 945
M: 07741 271 694

Agriculture News & Insights

Agriculture and the climate change challenge

June 20, 2023

In this comprehensive review of climate change and the challenges and opportunities it represents for farmers and land managers partner, David Marshall, suggests that the same open-minded, innovative, technological and scientific approach which has resulted in the huge increase in food production in the UK over the past 70 years will help farmers to adapt and ultimately overcome the climate change challenge which farming is facing.