Agriculture & Rural Affairs - East Anglia
What the team is known for
Ashtons Legal handles agricultural and rural matters across each of its four offices in East Anglia, with partners who are well-connected to local farming communities. It provides a wide range of services to private clients and institutional entities, including advice on rural property transactions. The firm is also adept at advising on agricultural tenancies, farm partnerships, succession planning, development agreements, rural financing and renewable energy projects.
"They have a knowledgeable team with good experience and are adequately resourced for most types of transactions."
"They have a wide awareness and understanding of current issues and the team covers a full range disciplines."
Jonathan Long is sought after for his expertise as one of the foremost agricultural experts in the region. He advises on agricultural property transactions, development land matters, options agreements, succession planning and diversification issues for farming businesses. "He is an experienced practitioner and a reliable, safe pair of hands."
Simon Cunningham is well versed in property law and advises a wide range of agricultural businesses, farmers and rural landowning clients. "Simon is very good at handling transactions in an unflustered and plain-speaking manner."
Jeanette Dennis is an agricultural specialist who acts for farms and estates on issues such as succession planning, farm business restructurings, rights of way and land development. "She is an experienced agricultural practitioner with strong client focus."
Rebecca Gatens is adept at advising farming clients on agricultural sales and acquisitions, farm tenancy matters, overage provisions and promotion agreements. "Rebecca always has our best interests at heart."