Thrings Farms focuses on the challenges and opportunities facing farmers and landowners across the country. We partner with Farmers Weekly Business Clinic to answer questions from their readers about legal issues that they face today. As panel lawyers for the NFU across seven counties, we offer a farm health check to NFU members and all those in the agriculture sector to identify any legal issues with your land and the structure of your family business.
We are being advised to put farm business into a discretionary trust
Placing assets into trust can be an effective way of protecting them. Read here
The implications for farmers of drought, meeting supply contracts with customers
With one of the driest summers on record, and drought restrictions. Read here
New advice from the NFU: Protecting landowners from public rights of way claims
The NFU has responded with a new advice service for rights of way. Read here
Farmers Weekly Business Clinic: Can we do anything about busy public footpath?
We are concerned that our old septic tank may put off a buyer of our farm
we know there have been some changes to the regulations and requirements. Read here
Nutrient neutrality is causing considerable difficulties for development in rural areas
This, unfortunately, is not an issue which will disappear anytime soon. Read here
The NFU's Farm Safety Week shines the spotlight on avoidable tragedies on farms
This week highlights the importance of risk management. Read here
Farmers Weekly Business Clinic: Who is responsible for fence upkeep?
What happens when your farm barn conversion falls outside planning permission?
A dwelling outside planning permission. What do they need to know/do? Read here
Farmers Weekly Business Clinic: Advice on pollution interview under caution
Farmers Weekly Business Clinic: Can court force farm sale in divorce proceedings?
As the Agriculture sector evolves, new opportunities and challenges continue to emerge. Our specialists combine in-depth sector knowledge with a keen understanding of your commercial concerns. Drawing on expertise across our firm, we can help you protect your business and brand, guide you through regulatory complexities and assist you across all legal issues.