Agriculture & landed estates

Top rank in Chambers & Partners and Legal 500

Recommended as a TOP TIER LAW FIRM in Chambers and Partners and Legal 500

As a rural law practice, our agricultural law specialists have a long established relationship with farmers, landowners and landed estates having acted for several generations of farming families for over 200 years. We know that this industry faces unique challenges, which is why we have a dedicated team of agricultural and landed estate solicitors who all have a detailed understanding of the issues of relevance to country landowners.

Most of our agricultural and landed estates team are members of the Agricultural Law Association (ALA) and the Country Land and Business Association (CLA) and have been actively involved in the rural community for many years.

Our agricultural and landed estate team have regularly been recognised as a leading firm in the legal directories, Legal 500 and Chambers UK. Our solicitors not only provide specialist advice on rural matters, but draw on expertise from other areas within the firm, allowing us to offer an integrated approach based on a clear understanding of your needs.

Our aim is to provide advice that is prompt, practical and cost-effective.

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Meet the team

Tim Ryan

Partner

Philip Raggett

Partner

Michael McNally is highlighted by sources for having “excellent knowledge,” providing “practical advice” and being “quick to respond.” He advises landed estates, farms, hunts and shoots, racehorses and other clients on employment law and dispute resolution.


Chambers & Partners 2019

Very grateful of all your effort and hard work sorting this out. You are amazing - which I am sure you hear a lot from your clients!


Kristin Syltevik – Oxney Organic Estate

Other key figures include Steve Colville, who ‘is able to effectively reassure the client in difficult matters. Clients also single out landlord and tenant specialist Steve Colville, who is ‘the best commercial property layer and is very practical and knowledgeable’


Legal 500 – 2018