Our team offer a wide range of agricultural services for clients, from family farms to large regional/national agricultural businesses.
We understand that agricultural clients have specific needs and that your business is like no other, it is certainly not 9-5.
We have solicitors from agricultural and farming backgrounds who understand the unique demands of the industry and can provide tailor made services and solutions to meet your needs.
Our services cover commercial property, commercial, employment, corporate, dispute resolution and wills, trusts and estate planning.
We support with areas such as:
- Buying and selling agricultural property including advice and assistance on Overage Agreements/Disposals, Stewardship Agreements and BPS Entitlements
- Leases for Landlords and Tenants including Farm Business Tenancies
- Refinance of agricultural property acting for both Lenders and Borrowers
- Terms and conditions of business (e.g. supply of services by a contractor)
- Supply of produce terms (e.g. milk and livestock contracts)
- Financing agreements for the purchase of new machinery and Rental agreements relating to plant and machinery
- Construction contracts for erection of new buildings, parlours and slurry stores etc.
- Farm diversification (e.g. alternative income streams and renewable energy)
- Company and Partnership formations and the preparation of shareholder and partnership agreements
- Agricultural business structures, re-organisations and joint ventures
- Employment advice, documentation, policies and procedures, Tribunal claims and TUPE
- Disputes relating to property and land, including leases, construction matters, company, partnership and shareholder disagreements, professional negligence claims, contractual disputes and debt recovery
- Making Wills, advising on inheritance tax and planning to ensure best use of reliefs and on using trusts to protect wealth and provide for members of the family
- Advising on Powers of Attorney to ensure that the day to day management of the business and your personal wealth could continue in the event of ill health