UA’s ‘Ross-trum’ Rascal graduates as Fellow


Newly qualified UA auctioneer Ross Fotheringham receives his FIA (Scot) certificate from Past President of the Institute of Auctioneers and Appraisers Scotland (IAAS) and Executive Chairman of United Auctions David Leggat.

New Fellow Ross (23) joined United Auctions aged 17 as a trainee auctioneer and completed the four-year, distance-learning degree from Harper Adams University in Shropshire under the mentorship of UA Sales Manager and Auctioneer George Purves.

He covers the east of Scotland as a sheep and cattle auctioneer and has gained experience selling both commercial and pedigree stock, including at the Stirling Bull Sales in February. Last year he led the UA team, Rostrum Rascals, to victory at RSABI’s Great Glen Rural Challenge.

David Leggat said: “We’re really pleased that Ross has achieved his Fellowship of the IAAS and it’s great to see the progress being made by him and his peers of young auctioneers as they play an important role in the future of the business.”


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United Auctions (UA) are Scotland’s leading livestock auctioneers and procurement specialists and operate a network of different auction markets across Scotland, including Stirling, Huntly, Lairg, Dalmally, Tiree, Islay, South Uist and an area office and lairage facility at Oban. The company conducts auctions of both commercial and pedigree livestock, including the world-famous Stirling Bull Sales (previously known as the Perth Bull Sales) and provides farm-to-farm and farm-to-abattoir procurement services.