Leanne joined Scottish Land and Estates in June 2022 as our Legal Adviser. Having completed a BA in Business Studies at Napier University, Leanne went on to complete the LLB and Diploma in Legal Practice at the University of Edinburgh before qualifying as a solicitor in 2012.
Leanne spent her early legal career in Perthshire before returning to Edinburgh and latterly spending over 6 years within the Rural department of an Edinburgh law firm providing land owning clients with advice covering a range of rural matters including property work, crofting law, agricultural tenancies and voluntary registration.
As Legal Adviser, Leanne will lead on our legal and tax work, advising members and colleagues on a range of topics.
If you were a Scottish animal, which would you be and why?
A bottlenose dolphin – sociable and inquisitive with a love of water.
What do few people know about you?
I love rollercoasters (and chocolate orange).
Which three words best describe your outlook on life?
Always be yourself.
Where would you live if not Scotland?
Italy – sunshine, beaches and great food.