Partner / Edinburgh

0131 625 8013

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Accredited by the Law Society of Scotland as a Specialist in Agricultural Law, Adèle brings a wealth of experience to her role as partner in our rural land and business team. Working on all aspects of rural property, her expertise covers the sale and purchase of farms, forestry and  estates, and the provision of advice on numerous legal issues, such as agricultural and residential tenancies.

With a particular interest in crofting and housing law, Adèle is a member of the Agricultural Law Association and the Crofting Law Group and sits on the Scottish Land & Estates’ Housing and Communities Policy Group. She is recognised as a leader in her field by legal directory Chambers & Partners for Agricultural and Rural Affairs, and uses her exceptional professional knowledge to enhance all kinds of training events. Adèle has recently contributed to the update of the leasing section of the Stair Encyclopaedia.

Away from her busy professional life, Adèle takes a keen interest in the arts and is an enthusiastic supporter of the Edinburgh Festival and Fringe.

Accreditations & Awards


Adèle Nicol is ‘well known for rural conveyancing and tenancy issues’, including complex land titles and voluntary land registration.

Legal 500 2019, Guide to the Legal Profession