Property Litigation

Property litigation is increasingly seen as a stand-alone specialism involving proper risk assessment and management. Our talented team, which includes a qualified Solicitor Advocate, focus on delivering a commercial and straightforward approach for our clients.  Working with our highly regarded Real Estate team we are able to provide you with unrivalled industry knowledge.

Our Experience

There are a number of forums in which property disputes arise, be it the Court of Session or Sheriff Court, the Lands Tribunal or Lands Court, or at adjudication or arbitration. Our specialist team have experience of all such forums.

Often all that is required is to give some initial advice to our clients regarding arguments available and potential routes for resolution, to allow them to move matters forward. In recent years, an increasing proportion of our work involves advising our clients on law and strategy to allow them to reach a negotiated settlement. When required, we can advise on a range of measures including effective negotiation and mediation.


We can support you with the following:

  • Advice and negotiation
  • Mediation
  • Title condition disputes
  • Landlord and tenant disputes (including eviction, and dilapidation claims)
  • Development agreements
  • Boundary disputes
  • Encroachments
  • Nuisance
  • Crofting and agricultural law
  • Breach of Missives
  • "The team is very easy and non-judgmental to deal with."

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession
  • "The team is very easy and non-judgemental to work with."

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession
  • "The people involved are very experienced."

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession
  • "Very friendly and efficient team"

    Legal 500
  • "They understand property and they understand the people who are involved in the property industry."

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession
  • “Unquestionably one of the leaders in the construction market, MacRoberts has a firm foothold in the related practice area of real estate litigation.”

  • “Sources are quick to praise the group's multidisciplinary approach, which allows it to offer focused advice on a range of matters.”

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession

Real Estate at MacRoberts

Our award-winning Property team has not only the specialist legal knowledge required to assist our clients, but also the sector experience and practical know-how acquired through many years of working on a wide variety of high-profile real estate projects across Scotland.

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