Rural Property

Superior advice for any of your agricultural legal issues

Our Rural Business and Property Team want to help you understand the issues surrounding farming laws and rural business affairs so your family and business can prosper.

With a wealth of experience and a team who are passionate about the sector, our agricultural lawyers can assist in matters relating to family and corporate farms, agricultural land laws and the disposal and/or diversification of farm land.

Agricultural law doesn’t have to be daunting

We understand that individuals and businesses involved in farming and rural business affairs have specialist needs and that farming laws are often regarded as complex. Not only do we have the in house resources to assist clients, we also have strong relationships with land agents and other sector professionals. Our specialist services include:

  • Property sales and purchases 
  • Farm Business Tenancies creation and advice 
  • Pre-1995 Agricultural Holdings Act tenancies and advice 
  • Voluntary first registrations of title 
  • Contract farming 
  • Grazing licences 
  • Business structures including partnerships and companies 
  • Diversification including planning advice
  • Tenancies and leases for commercial units 
  • Succession planning for families including Inheritance Tax advice 
  • Telecom leases 
  • Boundary disputes and adverse possession issues 
  • Removal of travellers and other trespassers 
  • Public and private rights of way
  • Residential tenancies

Contact Simon Baillie-Hamilton from our Agricultural Team today for further information or to arrange an appointment.

Brighton office

Tel 01273 775533

Eastbourne office

Tel 01323 730543

East Grinstead office

Tel 01342 310600

Forest Row office

Tel 01342 822112

Lewes office

Tel 01273 477071

Seaford office

Tel 01323 891412

Pulborough office

Tel 01798 875358

Storrington office

Tel 01903 743201

Gatwick office

Tel 01293 804698

Primary Contact

Simon  Baillie-Hamilton
Simon Baillie-Hamilton

Partner

T | 01273 407415
E | email

Soaring House Prices in Crawley

As the property market continues to soar throughout the UK, a significant number of areas are making their mark on the map as being “the most desirable”.  Crawley in West Sussex has recently hit the headlines, being the only area outside of London to make it into the top 10 most desirable places... Read More

Huge rises to Probate fees planned by the Government

The Government is planning to change probate fees according to the value of the estate. The consultation period opened on 18 February 2016 and is due to end on 1 April 2016. The proposed probate application fees are as follows: £300 for estates worth more than £50,000 and up to £300,000 £1,000... Read More

Soaring House Prices in Crawley

As the property market continues to soar throughout the UK, a significant number of areas are making their mark on the map as being “the most desirable”.  Crawley in West Sussex has recently hit the headlines, being the only area outside of London to make it into the top 10 most desirable places... Read More