Donna Duncan

Donna is a Solicitor in the Residential Property Team and specialises in Agriculture.

She advises private individuals, companies and partnerships, including some large south west landed estates, on a wide variety of agricultural and property matters including:- the sale and purchase of land; the sale and purchase of houses, farms and smallholdings, the grant and reservation of rights over land; the grant and surrender of farm business tenancies, commercial leases, licence and grazing agreements and tenancies of agricultural holdings; the resolution of title defects and the first registration of land.

Prior to joining Ashfords, Donna worked for a rural firm dealing with a large variety of property matters. A highlight was assisting individual land owners in the grant of an option agreement over 4 farms to a well-known residential developer.

Relevant Experience

  • Advising in the sale of a farm, including commercially let units and holiday lets, in several lots.
  • Acting in a substantial land purchase for £1.8 million in several lots including the granting of necessary legal rights and the grant of a right of first refusal over a further piece of land.
  • Assisting financial institutions in the re-structuring of security over large farms.
  • Acting for a landed estate in the drafting of a farm business tenancy and separate commercial lease.
  • Advising and preparing the necessary legal documentation for agricultural and residential auction sales and sales by formal or informal tender.
  • Assisting various clients in the sale and purchase of high value residential properties and agricultural land including preparing contracts conditional on the grant of planning permissions and overage agreements.
Donna Duncan

Donna Duncan


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