At Turcan Connell, our solicitors understand the challenges facing farmers, landowners and those working in the agricultural sector.

Now, more than ever, both employers and employees need sound and reliable employment law advice, to maximise their income and maintain output in what has become an increasingly competitive market.

Land and Agricultural Employment Lawyers at Turcan Connell

Turcan Connell's employment lawyers provide farms, estates and rural businesses with a full range of employment services, which keep at the forefront these objectives. With four accredited specialists in Agricultural Law (Partner and Head of Land and Property, Jon Robertson; Partner Grierson Dunlop; and Associate Heather Bruce) and the largest Land and Property team in Scotland, our land lawyers have extensive knowledge of agricultural and land-related employment issues, enabling us to give sound technical advice in a commercial way.

We recognise that the rural sector is unique; the challenges faced by employers working in that sector are best understood by lawyers who appreciate the issues and have experience of working with the sector. This is where Turcan Connell comes in. Whether the issues are tied housing, accommodation offset, lone working, working time we can help you to understand your obligations and risk profiles.

“Turcan Connell’s ‘strong’ team has an excellent reputation for handling private client matters and advises on the full spectrum of agricultural and rural law matters.”
Legal 500, 2017


Our Rural Employment Law Services

Turcan Connell can provide a range of services to rural employers including:

  • Employment law advice in relation to sales and purchases in Scotland and the UK;
  • Contracting out and taking farming and factoring contracts back in-house;
  • Employment law advice for agricultural workers;
  • Consulting in relation to tied housing and employees; and
  • Wildlife and environmental crime representation and resolution.

Contact one of our specialists today for advice on rural employment matters.

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