Area of practice

Sarah is an Associate in the Land and Property team. Sarah specialises in the purchase and sale of land and commercial properties, commercial leasing, social housing, option agreements for development and compulsory purchase of land and rights.

Sarah is a trustee of the Caledonian Foundation, which aims to provide housing at a fair rent by use of ethical investment. She is a Section leader in Scouting Scotland and is part of a care team and driver with Bethany Christian Trust. Sarah graduated from the University of Aberdeen with LLB in 1985 and continued at the University of Aberdeen to gain her Diploma in Legal Practice in 1986.

Key highlights in her career include: She carried out the property work in relation to the first Transport and Works Order in Scotland providing Scots Law input to the drafting of the Order, dealing with the compulsory purchase of land and rights and the compensation agreements.

Sarah project managed the teams delivering the land referencing and compulsory purchase of land for a major transport electrification project and assisted with the Scots Law input for the drafting of private acts, and was part of the team acquiring land and rights by compulsory purchase, for two major transport projects.