Sir Crispin Agnew has a specialist practice in rural property law, covering all issues affecting a landed estate, including conveyancing issues, fishing and sporting, nature conservation, water and other environmental law issues, agricultural and crofting law, landlord and tenant, renewable energy and compulsory purchase. He regularly gives advice in planning matters and applications and appears at planning inquiries conducted by the DPEA and in planning appeals or judicial review challenges to planning or electricity consent decisions in the Court of Session. Chambers ranks Sir Crispin “Star Individual” for Agriculture & Rural Affairs and “Band 1” for Planning and Environmental.
He also frequently acts for local authorities on all aspects of their work including defending judicial review of their decisions, licensing, education and their commercial contracts.
Sir Crispin Agnew is the author of published legal text books on Agricultural Law, Crofting Law, Liquor Licensing and the Discharge and Variation of Title Conditions. He regularly lectures at PQLE Conferences. He is a patron of UKELA and Chairman of the Crofting Law Group.
In 2009,Sir Crispin Agnew became a qualified mediator, accredited by Core Solutions, Edinburgh.
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