Agriculture & landed estates

Directory-LogosRecommended as a TOP TIER LAW FIRM in Chambers and Partners 2018 and Legal 500 2017

The team is praised for its “good grasp and understanding of complex matters and ability to deliver a clear, considered opinion” and its provision of “solid, sensible advice that takes into account costs when advising how to go forward.”Chambers and Partners 2018

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.

Matters on which we have recently advised include:

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Meet the team

Gail Hall

Partner

Angela Rowe

Partner

Tim Ryan focuses on the criminal and regulatory side of agriculture law. His areas of specialism include animal welfare, firearms licensing and country sports.


Chambers & Partners 2017

Steve Colville advises farming clients and landed estates on property transactions and tenancy matters. Sources say he is “a very able practitioner and good to deal with. He knows his stuff.”


Chambers & Partners 2019

Michael McNally is a litigator, primarily acting for shoots, landed estates, hunts and properties working with animals. He advises on sporting rights, boundary disputes and equine sales and purchases.


Chambers & Partners 2017