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Community Right to Buy

A comprehensive guide to Community Right to Buy, one of Scotland’s systems of land ownership


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Wed 26 Sep 2018
12:30 PM - 02:00 PM
RICS, Scotland, 3rd Floor, 125 Princes Street, Edinburgh, EH2 4AD
1 hour formal CPD

Free with CPD Foundation subscription

Available to non subscribers from
£35 + VAT


This Community Right to Buy, which was introduced by the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003, allows communities throughout Scotland to register an interest in land or to buy land that becomes available.

This seminar will cover the following:

  • Forming a community body
  • Registration process
  • Community right to buy abandons, neglected or detrimental land
  • Practical hints and tips for those acting for community bodies or landowners
  • Progress since the latest land reforms

The time shown is when registration opens. The seminar will begin 30 minutes later.


  • CPD Foundation Subscribers Free
  • RICS professionals £35 + VAT
  • Non-RICS professionals £47.25 + VAT
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  • Mastercard


Odell Milne and Kate McLeish

Partner and Associate, Brodies

Odell heads Brodies' Agricultural and Estates team. She has more than twenty years' experience in rural and estate busines. She is a frequent speaker at conferences and seminars on compulsory purchase and rural topics.

Kate has a broad range of property experience and advises on a range of rural property matters including the acquisition and sale of land, utilities, agricultural and residential tenancies and forestry. She also has experience in dealing with rural security transactions.

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