Agricultural Lawyers

AGRICULTURAL LAWYERS

Are you a farmer, grower, agri-business or other rural enterprise? Whether you farm on a relatively small scale or are the owner of a large farming or sporting estate, having on hand a legal adviser with extensive understanding of agricultural land issues can help to safeguard both your business objectives and your reputation.


Key Contacts

Duncan Sigournay

Partner 0122 534 0064

Mark Charter

Partner 0238 093 0314

Neil Barbour

Head of Agricultural Property 0122 534 0070

 

PRACTICAL, EXPERIENCED AND BESPOKE ADVICE FOR RURAL BUSINESSES

Agricultural land-related issues can be diverse and complex. You might be involved in a dispute over faulty machinery that is causing you to incur additional costs, disagreeing with family members regarding inheritance matters, or facing employment law issues regarding farm workers. Your business may be involved in a complex estate purchase or you may be looking for support with tax matters and succession planning, or guidance on subsidies. The ideal solutions and resolutions are always those that maintain your assets for future generations and preserve often long-standing relationships within local and business communities.

No matter what your area of focus or the nature of your agricultural land-related matter, our team’s extensive experience enables us to support you in resolving your legal issues with an approach that is tailored to your individual commercial objectives. You will benefit from our collaborative approach and extensive industry network, and you’ll have access to comprehensive support and relevant expertise from across our firm. Combining in-depth rural policy knowledge with a seasoned and practical understanding of your sector, we’ll help you plan for a more secure future.

Acting as National Farmers Union panel solicitors for more counties than any other law firm in the country, we have strong ties to the following:

  • Agricultural Law Association 
  • British Institute of Agricultural Consultants
  • Central Association of Agricultural Valuers
  • Country Land and Business Association
  • Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
  • Tenant Farmers Association

We are also proud to be the sole designated legal contributor to the Farmers Weekly Business Clinic.

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CLIENTS PRAISE THE TEAM FOR THEIR ‘WEALTH OF KNOWLEDGE, ATTENTION TO DETAIL, SWIFT RESPONSE AND ABILITY TO EXPLAIN LEGAL MATTERS CLEARLY TO CLIENTS’. CHAMBERS AND PARTNERS 2019

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