We have been providing legal advice to agricultural clients since the firm was founded in the 1850s.
We are the trusted legal adviser for many landowners, farming families, market gardeners, horticulturists and rural businesses across the Yorkshire region.
Our solicitors have a strong connection to the countryside, a wealth of experience and an excellent track record in providing our clients with advice across multiple areas of law.
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We will explain everything to you in plain English, helping you to understand complex legal processes and jargon.
Complete agricultural legal support
We provide advice and guidance across a variety of areas:
- Land Sales and Acquisitions
- Agricultural Development
- Food production/industry
- Wayleaves and easements
- Realising the potential of development land
- Succession Planning
- Commercial Contracts
- Dispute Resolution
The team to trust no matter how big or small your requirement
We represent landowners and farmers, from small holdings up to some of the region’s largest farming businesses covering 1,000s of acres, helping them make the most of their assets now, and for the benefit of future generations.
We pride ourselves on being trusted, independent, successful and helpful in all transactions with our clients, either directly, or in partnership with mutually trusted advisers including accountants and land agents.
- Assisting a client to acquire a strategic site to complement their existing land. Dealing with provision of security for the lender without compromising the client’s existing land-holding which was free from borrowings
- Acting in the acquisition of land for future diversification. The work involved looking forward to assess future risks to the redevelopment of the site before acquisition, so these could be factored into the purchase negotiations