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Galbraith Strengthens Business With New Appointments And Promotions

Property consultancy Galbraith announces the appointment of two new partners and nine promotions to both senior associate and associate level, to drive the expanding business forward.

The firm has grown significantly in recent years through both organic development and also acquisition, notably and recently in the North of England.

Galbraith chairman Iain Russell said:

Providing our clients with the highest level of personal service has always been our priority. As our reach across the UK continues to grow, these new appointments and promotions strengthen our offering across the whole spectrum of property, energy, forestry, estate management and rural services.

We value the significant contribution that each individual makes to the partnership and we continue to invest in the professional development of all our staff.

Despite the challenging situation over recent weeks we continue to provide our clients with expert advice to guide them through this period of uncertainty, and help them both reduce risk and take opportunity.


The Galbraith partnership has expanded to include two new members:

  • Alistair Christie (rural division): Alistair undertakes rural valuations and AMC Agency. He has extensive experience of rural business and sporting estate management.
  • Harry Stott (commercial division): Harry is involved in commercial property services including: land agency; valuations; and planning work throughout Scotland. 


Those who have been promoted to senior associate are:

  • Neil Wright (rural division): Neil’s professional expertise includes negotiations, estate management, fishery management and agriculture.
  • James Taylor (building surveying): James joined Galbraith in 2014 and has eight years’ experience in residential and commercial building surveying.
  • Rachel Russell (rural/energy): Rachel is involved in estate management, utilities, compensation and valuation of rural properties.
  • James Bowie (rural division): Working throughout Central Scotland, James is involved in estate management, access and compensation, valuation, land use negotiation and consultancy.
  • Louise Alexander (forestry division): Louise provides advice on woodland management with a particular emphasis on long-term forest planning and specialist tree surveys. 


Staff promoted to associate are:

  • John Pullen (building surveying): As a Chartered Engineer with 20 years’ experience John manages large scale construction projects and infrastructure installations throughout Scotland. 
  • Mark Smith (rural division): Mark is a land agent involved in a wide range of professional and management work on rural properties across the North of England.
  • Richard Haggart (rural division): Richard joined the rural division of Galbraith in 2016. Based in the Stirling Office, Richard is involved in valuation work, agricultural consultancy and management work.
  • Alice Wilson (rural division): Alice predominantly undertakes estate management work and valuations as well as professional rural consultancy, including farm sales and utility claims across south west Scotland.

Galbraith is a diversified firm with significant interests in commercial and residential property, land agency, forestry, building surveying, energy and estate management.