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Agricultural Law

Our Property Law team has experience in acting for sellers, purchasers, landlords and tenants of agricultural and rural land.

We have a breadth of experience and knowledge ranging from advice on agricultural tenancies and land development, to financing and licences.

We understand that no two transactions are the same and we make a point of getting to know our clients to understand their individual or business needs. This gives us the best foundation to ensure we deliver a commercially astute and tailored service.

Our expertise includes:

  • Agricultural finance
  • Agricultural tenancies – including 1986 Act Tenancies, Farm Business Tenancies and associated succession rights
  • Development of agricultural and rural land
  • Easements and covenants
  • Equestrian property
  • Grazing licences
  • Land and Property Disputes
  • Landowners – Selling Land for Development
  • Mineral and sporting rights
  • Renewable Energy
  • Riparian rights and liabilities
  • Rural Payments Agency & Basic Payment Scheme advice
  • Sale and purchase of agricultural and rural land
Our Recent Experience
  • £3 million+ acquisition of a 44 acre property comprising a residential dwelling, staff accommodation, livery & training yard and agricultural land.
  • £2 million sale of a 73 acre agricultural property subject to a farm business tenancy.
  • The acquisition of a mixed use site which included listing buildings, farmhouses and other agricultural buildings, residential accommodation and 18 acres of paddock and pasture for in excess of £2.6 million.

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    Joshua Watkins provided an exceptional service on the purchase of our first rural property. He pre-empted many of our questions and was comfortable providing thoughtful advice & solutions to our concerns. He had a great balance of keeping us up to date but not overloading us with information. I would strongly recommend using Josh and Herrington Carmichael in the future.

    - Agricultural Client

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