Kirsty has a wide range of expertise in energy projects (both large and small), commercial property and strategic land.

Her experience spans a number of key areas in Scottish Property law with over 20 years of experience in onshore and offshore wind, hydro, solar, biomass and anaerobic digestion plants acting for either developers or landowners on numerous complex projects with a particular specialism in crofting and renewables.

She has talked at numerous seminars on the topic of Crofting and Renewables and has built a niche expertise in this area. Kirsty has expertise in the secondary market buying and selling renewable assets and manages a team delivering on rural purchases and sales, ongoing management work and strategic land. In addition Kirsty acts for a number of landed estates and rural businesses working closely with them involving succession planning, renewables, developments and ongoing management work. Kirsty and her team strive to deliver a service which cuts through legal jargon with practical, commercially–focused advice. She is active in Space Law and this new and innovate UK industry helping clients with their developments of both vertical and horizontal space hubs.

Living Brodies' values

Kirsty leads from the front with innovative ideas and forward thinking, and is a team player who works closely with team members ensuring collaborative working.

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  • Co-head of the firm's Renewables practice area.
  • A regular contributor to Brodies' Renewables blog.
  • A key contributor to Brodies' membership of the Energy Law Group.
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  • Ranked individual for Energy & Natural Resources in Chambers UK 2024.
  • Legal 500 UK 2024 recognises Kirsty as a Leading Individual for Energy (excluding Oil & Gas).