A Practical Guide to the Law of Forests in Scotland (Paperback)

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This practical guide is a well-organised and easily accessible introduction to the law applying to forests and woodlands in Scotland. The book will be a useful tool for anyone interested in Scotland's forests whether large commercial plantations or small woodlands. The text is succinct and empathetic with helpful explanations and references to key sources of information throughout.


Philip Buchan is a solicitor specialising in land law and in particular countryside matters. He qualified in 2005 (Writer to the Signet, 2016).

Philip regularly publishes articles in sector newsletters and magazines and national newspapers such as the Scotsman. He also blogs on forestry, land reform and agricultural matters.


Chapter One - Forestry Law History and Legislation

Chapter Two - Scotland's Forestry Strategy and Governance Structure

Chapter Three - Management of Land by the Scottish Ministers

Chapter Four - Tree Species and Health

Chapter Five - Forestry Standards

Chapter Six - Felling

Chapter Seven - Financial Support

Chapter Eight - Timber Transport Access

Chapter Nine - Land Information Search, Ancient Monuments and other Designations

Chapter Ten - Third Party Rights

Chapter Eleven - Boundaries and Mapping

Chapter Twelve - Deer Management

Chapter Thirteen - Hutting

Chapter Fourteen - Community Woodlands

Chapter Fifteen - Forestry Taxation

Chapter Sixteen - The Woodland Carbon Code

Chapter Seventeen - Conclusion

Product Details
ISBN: 9781913715281
ISBN-10: 1913715280
Publisher: Law Brief Publishing
Publication Date: April 27th, 2021
Pages: 102
Language: English