Modern farming comes with a whole host of challenges, not least trying to keep up with the complex legislation. Whatever your business, whether you’re a farmer, investor or landowner, we are here to provide industry specific advice and help you succeed.
We have specialists in many of the issues which may affect you – buying or selling land, dealing with a dispute with another landowner, managing your employees. We have strong links with agents in the area and further afield and will work together to find the best solution for you, your family and your business.
We can help you with
Sales and purchases
Whether you’re buying a small parcel with a view to diversifying or selling off a large plot from your existing holding, we can help. We’re used to working to tight timescales and will work with your other advisers to get the job done without delay.
Leases – farm business tenancies (FBT), commercial or residential
Ensuring your leases are fit for purpose is key, whether you need a lease of a commercial unit on your land or assistance with a FBT in favour of a new tenant. Assured shorthold tenancies of residential properties need careful preparation.
Structuring your financial assets is key to the commercial future of your land. We work with most of the large agricultural banks and all other high street banks and are familiar with their lending procedures.
Dispute resolution including rights of way disputes or queries
Whether the disputes is in relation to your land, employees or business, minimising the impact on you and your land will require swift and clear action.
Planning and development
Our planning team can assist with all aspects of the planning process including planning and enforcement appeals, s.106 Agreements and Certificates of Lawfulness applications.
Business advice and partnership matters
Whether you’re reorganising your business with a view to succession planning, simply updating your business or considering alternative business structures, we can help.
Wills, succession planning and inheritance tax advice
Inheritance tax advice is an important part of succession planning and we have a large team with the expertise and experience to help.
We have experience in registering landholdings at Land Registry, whether on a compulsory or voluntary basis, whatever the size of the holding..