Alasdair is head of the firm’s Planning team. He advises clients in both the public and private sectors on a range of issues, including major development and renewable energy.
As a former Advocate, Alasdair has a strong track record of providing key advice and representation on contentious and strategically important planning matters. He has represented clients at hearings and public inquiries, and in court at all levels, including the Supreme Court.
Alasdair also has extensive experience as a lawyer of compulsory purchase – acting for acquiring authorities and landowners – including representing clients at the Lands Tribunal in relation to claims for compensation.
"I trust Alasdair Sutherland to give valid and quality work and advice and of particular note is the easy manner in which myself or anyone else in the company can pick up the phone and comfortably discuss relevant matters."
"Alasdair is a star individual, with exceptional clear thinking and a good strategist."
17th December 2020
What does the Scottish Government's latest Position Statement mean for housebuilders?
7th September 2020
We examine the Scottish Government's consultation on housing and Scottish Planning Policy.
6th April 2020
What progress has the planning system made so far in the crisis and what still needs to be done?