Douglas is a Partner and Head of Commercial and Agricultural Services at QualitySolicitors Parkinson Wright.
He qualified as a Solicitor in 2002.
Prior to becoming a solicitor, Douglas was a tenant farmer in Worcestershire. He has considerable experience working across a vast number of agricultural and commercial property related areas including sales and purchases, development agreements and landlord and tenant matters with significant expertise dealing with all planning, environmental and rural related matters. He has also dealt with the purchase of land for construction projects and barn conversions advising on planning, development and construction matters and eventual sale of completed developments.
Douglas also works on behalf of local charities, the parish councils and not for profit organisations. He has in the past worked for both Hereford and Lichfield Diocesan Board of Finance in land matters. He has specialist knowledge in agricultural and environmental matters including rights of way, the use of common land, water rights such as borehole and river water extraction. Douglas is also an elected member of the Malvern Hills District Council and remains a parish councillor for Rock in Worcestershire.