Crofting Law

Inksters deal with all aspects of crofting law and that throughout the Crofting Counties of Argyll, Inverness, Ross and Cromarty, Sutherland, Caithness, Orkney and Shetland.

Crofters (Scotland) Act 1993

Crofting Law is contained in the Crofters (Scotland) Act 1993 and decisions of the Scottish Land Court.  We can provide you with advice regarding any matter arising under the Crofters (Scotland) Act 1993 and Land Court decisions.

Expert Legal Advice

Brian Inkster can provide you with expert legal advice on any crofting law matter.  For specific areas of this legal expertise choose from:-

  • Laird's House
    Crofting Landlords

    Do you own croft land that is let to a crofting tenant? If so Inksters can provide you with advice and assistance on any matter that may arise. We are experienced in acting for landlords of large crofting estates.

  • Croft House
    Crofters: Crofting Tenants & Owner/Occupiers

    Are you a crofting tenant or an owner/occupier of croft land? If so Inksters can provide you with advice and assistance on any matter that may arise.

  • Crofting Law: Wind Farming
    Wind farming on Croft Land

    Brian Inkster provides advice on how crofting law affects proposed wind farm developments on croft land. In particular Brian provides such advice on Schemes for Development under the Crofters (Scotland) Act 1993.

  • Mining on Croft Land
    Mining on Croft Land

    Minerals within croft land are, by law, reserved to the Landlord. When minerals are worked issues arise concerning compensation payable to the crofting tenant for the loss of grazing rights.

  • The Shucksmith Report
    The Shucksmith Report

    The Final Report of the Committee of Inquiry on Crofting (commonly referred to as the ‘Shucksmith Report’ after the Committee Chairman, Professor Mark Shucksmith) was issued on 12 May 2008.

  • Lectures etc.
    Crofting Law Lectures, Articles & Submissions

    Brian Inkster regularly gives lectures and submissions on various aspects of crofting law.