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

We 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

Michael McNally

Partner

Gail Hall

Partner

Angela Rowe

Partner

Robert Twining

Partner & Team Leader

Tim Ryan

Partner

Philip Raggett

Partner

Steve Colville

Partner

Tim Ryan is noted for his expertise in regulatory matters and the criminal law aspects of rural affairs, particularly concerning matters related to firearms, hunting and gamekeeping.  


Chambers UK 2015 – Agriculture

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 UK 2017

Michael McNally focuses on rural disputes, including breach of contract and liability for animal actions. "He is available and gives advice in a very practical, clear and concise way," a client reports. He also advises clients on rural employment matters.


Chambers UK 2016