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Agriculture and estates in London | Law firm and lawyer rankings from The Legal 500 United Kingdom - Solicitors guide
Practice head(s):Other key lawyers:‘Boodle Hatfield’s service is refreshingly professional‘.Practice head(s):Other key lawyers:‘A very proactive team. The lawyers get to the nub of the issue quickly and come up with practical and helpful solutions. They are top drawer when it comes to Agricultural And Estates practice. Tom Hewitt has an excellent understanding of the issues and the practicalities surrounding them, giving clear and concise advice. Great team to work with more generally‘.The Crown EstatePractice head(s):Other key lawyers:‘Good collaborative approach to working with us as agents to mutual clients. One of the few legal firms claiming to be experienced specialists in minerals that actually is! James Maxwell and Patrick Hammond have been attentive and responsive in our dealings and are able to take a pragmatic approach to issues that require addressing on a practical as well as legal basis‘.Duchy of LancasterPractice head(s):Other key lawyers:‘The breadth of knowledge and expertise within the team, the willingness to take on technically challenging instructions and complex property matters combined with client care. Unlike other firms there is a willingness to be proactive from day one and to talk to clients as well as communicating by email. During the pandemic Zoom/Teams meetings have been held often at short notice for the benefit of all concerned. There is an underlying desire to bring matters to a conclusion whilst acting in the best interests of their clients rather than allowing things to ‘drift’ which is becoming all too common elsewhere‘.Practice head(s):Other key lawyers:‘Strength and depth is particularly evident at Withers. A range of specialists in a wide range of fields and when issues arise that are particularly challenging, there is always a professional of equal standing on hand‘.Practice head(s):Other key lawyers:‘James Bradford and Bart Peerless are a formidable combination. They show great technical knowledge, empathy towards the client and are very collegiate with other advisors. They operate in exactly the way you’d hope for from another advisor‘.Practice head(s):Other key lawyers:‘Michael Aubrey has the benefit of significant experience in the sector meaning he is able to give broad and reassuring advice to clients on some of the most challenging matters. He is able to give clear and concise advice often without the need to refer to others; this can be invaluable if the matter is complex and time is of the essence‘.The Dean and Chapter of the Cathedral Church of Christ in Oxford of the Foundation of King Henry the EighthPractice head(s):Other key lawyers:‘The level of understanding of what was required for a fairly unusual conveyancing transaction to be completed was superb. We were hugely impressed at every stage. Robert Brodrick, Simon Blackburn and Bethany Milchem showed care, adaptability, insight and were entirely sympathetic to our needs and also our sporadic lack of understanding of protocols and requirements as well. In addition, in the face of a series of unexpected problems caused by the seller, they enabled the transaction to go through with the minimum of difficulty. Their creative and sympathetic approach enabled us to successfully negotiate the purchase of this property‘.Practice head(s):Other key lawyers:‘A highly experienced and professional team who are accessible and responsive. The lawyers are committed to really understanding our businesses and challenges so as to provide tailored advice and solutions‘.
Our farms and estate team deal with all types of property disposals ranging from small paddocks to hundreds of acres of land. Our team is familiar with dealing with different types of land such as mixed use and bare land often with various uses at the point of sale.We have agricultural lawyers who specialise in the drafting of farm partnerships and business structures so as to ensure that the business is being dealt with in the most efficient way by recording the intention of the parties. Our wills, trust and tax team can advise you to ensure the arrangement is also tax efficient for the business. Our specialist commercial team can deal with the drafting of contracts for all aspects of your farm business whether this is the terms of business for a new diversification project which you are embarking on or a lease for storage facilities which you are granting.
Clarke Willmott’s top-ranking agricultural solicitors act for individual farmers, rural landowners and agri-food businesses including primary, secondary and retail food producers of all sizes.
We have the largest team of Agricultural solicitors in the country, offering practical and commercial advice to landowners, entrepreneurs, farming businesses, landed estates, institutions and others with interests in land and the wider rural economy. Our team is the national specialist in agricultural law and a trusted advisor ranked as a top tier firm by independent legal guides, the Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners.
The food and farming sector is vital to the nation’s economy. The shifting regulatory landscape and increased threats to food safety, integrity and security mean that our clients face increasingly complex challenges.
If you are involved in farming or operate in agribusiness and need expert legal advice or representation for a personal or business matter, then talk to the Agricultural Solicitors at Lanyon Bowdler. We are here to help!
The legal requirements of the agricultural sector can be complex and you need a team who are real experts in agriculture law – lawyers that understand and have experience of the issues affecting you and your business.
Wrigleys' experienced team of Agricultural solicitors provide practical and commercial advice on matters affecting landowners, farmers, tenants and other clients with interests in land.‘They are a very human bunch who understand client worries, and are good at explaining what can be quite complicated legally. Above all they have a good sense of humour. They are meticulous in setting out the expectations and likely costs of a particular job.’