Craig is Head of Planning in Scotland and is a member of the planning sub-committee of the Law Society of Scotland. He is also accredited as a specialist in planning law by the Law Society of Scotland.
He is a recognised specialist in all planning related matters. He also has a good knowledge and experience of practice in the fields of environmental law, Scottish roads law, local government law, transportation law and in relation to the compulsory acquisition of land.
Section 75 work - for a number of clients - including drafting, negotiating and concluding these and advice on interpretation and re-negotiation of agreements previously entered into.
Compulsory purchase - providing advice to and securing compensation for various clients in relation to a number of infrastructure projects.
Planning arbitration - conducting a successful arbitration arising from a dispute over the terms of a lease option.
Wind farm planning advice - for a number of clients.
Craig enjoys golf and good food & wine. He also plays the guitar.
“Craig Adamson is very prompt with his advice and is always willing to look at the wider picture. He is also commended for his consistently up-to-date knowledge”
Chambers UK 2013
Leading individial (Associate to watch)
“Associate to watch”
Chambers UK 2012
“Technically, procedurally and tactically very strong with the ability to work to tight deadline”
Dave Scott, Former Senior Planning Officer (Development Standards), Angus Council
“An extensive knowledge of planning law - with the ability to grasp arguments quickly and present them cogently and precisely”
R Douglas Armstrong QC