Jamie is an environmental and rural land lawyer based in Forres, Moray where he is a partner of R & R Urquhart. He was Morehead-Cain Scholar to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he earned a BA Hons in modern languages, before completing an LLB in law at the University of Edinburgh and where he has taught environmental and renewable energy law to graduate students since 2007. He gained an MSc with distinction in human ecology at the Centre for Human Ecology, and turned his thesis on the watershed of the River Findhorn into a book, ‘White River’. He first met Sam Harrison in 2000 when they both volunteered on The Ladakh Project in India. He lives with his wife, children and cairn terrier near Hopeman where Jamie runs the local Cub Scout pack. Passionate about the outdoors and conservation, he is mad keen skier, canoeist and surfer.
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