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ALA & Scottish Land Commission – Mediation in the Tenant Farming Sector

25th March 2020 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

This event has been postponed. It is hoped to run it later in the year.Details will be published when available.

The Scottish Land Commission and the Agricultural Law Association, in association with Scottish Mediation, invite you to a unique training event: a mock mediation to try to resolve a waygoing from an agricultural holding.

The event will be introduced by Jon Robertson (Turcan Connell) and Bob McIntosh (Tenant Farming Commissioner).

In our mock scenario, Pamela Lyall, Mediator, and Lindsay Burley, Mediator, Eskhill and Co, have been instructed as mediators and will work with the Landlord and the Tenant to try to reach a mutually acceptable outcome. Robin Burley, Eskhill and Co, will host the mock mediation and enable delegates to ask questions as the process unfolds.

Those participating in the mock mediation for the Landlord and for the Tenant are:

Landlord’s representative – David Johnstone, Scottish Land & Estates;

Landlord’s solicitor – Heather Bruce, Turcan Connell;

Landlord’s land agent – Gordon Kerr, Savills.

General Partner of Tenant – Christopher Nicholson, STFA;

Tenant’s solicitor – Hamish Lean, Shepherd+ Wedderburn; and

Tenant’s land agent – Tom Oates, youngsRPS.

Papers prepared by Jamie Whittle, R & R Urquhart

Sir Crispin Agnew of Lochnaw Bt, QC will provide a summary of mediation outcomes and concluding remarks

The event is open to ALA Members, colleagues, landlords, tenants, their advisors and interested parties from the rural sector.

For more information and booking please click  Click here

Cost : £30 plus VAT (£36) per delegate


25th March 2020
9:30 am - 4:30 pm


ALA & Scottish Land Commission
07885 643341
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Scottish Natural Heritage
Battleby, Redgorton
Perth, PH1 3EW United Kingdom
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07885 643341
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