Farm Management

We help businesses in the Agriculture Sector with all aspects of running their enterprises, in particular on legal, commercial and regulatory issues surrounding rural enterprise.

We regularly rural enterprises on the possibilities available to them so that the business becomes and can remain a sustainable, profitable, risk managed, effective, efficient enterprise, and help clients put those plans into action.

Our team draws on expertise and knowledge within the firm from across a number of disciplines including corporate and commercial, property, trusts & estates, planning, construction & engineering, financing, employment, environmental and  health & safety.

Specialisms
Relevant Experience
  • Purchase of a farm and the refinancing of the home farm, advising on matters such as lotting, third party rights, disputed easements, partnership and future development issues, with a capital value of approximately £3m.
  • Dealing with all aspects of the sale of an historic Victorian Country House estate with agricultural land.
  • Dealing with the sale of one of the most valuable tracts of fishing in England.
  • Acting for a land owner in the grant of a lease of sporting rights on an Estate with a value of £750,000.
  • Dealing with the purchase of agricultural land in Somerset with a value of over £2m.
  • Acting on the sale of one of the most extensive tracts of farmland existing within the M25.
  • Advising in relation to the restructuring and refinancing of a major UK food producer to improve costs and profits transparency between different elements of the farming enterprise.
  • Advising a poultry farmer on the purchase of a biomass boiler system under which the technology provider undertakes to design, fund and install the heating installation attached to poultry sheds (with back-up supply), in order to increase profitability through a reduction in the costs of fuel and feed.

Key Contact

Darren Blackburn

Partner

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+44 (0)1884 203049


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