Fishing Licences & Quotas

Mackinnons remain the premier provider of legal advice to the Scottish fishing fleet.

Our commercial marine law team regularly act for fishing vessel owners, fish producer organisations and vessel managers in this specialist area of law, advising our clients throughout the application for and transfer of fishing licences, in the establishment of licence entitlements and the transfer of licence entitlements and in fish quota sale, purchase and leasing arrangements.

In addition, we also represent lenders, dealing with security arrangements relating to fishing licences and quotas.

How can we help you?

Please contact Graham Jones or Kirstin Ejsmont or call 01224 632464.

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