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South West Agriculture & Rural Affairs
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4 Ranked Lawyers

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Agriculture & Rural Affairs - South West
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What the team is known for

Burges Salmon maintains a large Bristol team that has a long history of acting for landed estates. It handles property, tax and succession, company law and disputes matters for a broad range of clients. The team is noted for its work with institutional landowners and farming and food production businesses. It also regularly acts for high-profile financial institutions on secured lending transactions. Burges Salmon provides expertise in relation to renewable energy schemes and environmental issues.

Notable Practitioners

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Kevin Kennedy
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Kevin Kennedy handles agricultural tenancy disputes, as well as contested probates and other contentious rural land matters.

"Kevin Kennedy is always professional and very pleasant to deal with."

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Sian Edmunds
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Sian Edmunds has a particular specialism in food and farming regulatory and contentious matters.

"Sian is an excellent lawyer, and great to work with."

"Sian is very knowledgeable and efficient. She understood our needs and responded to them well. She is very approachable and we felt very satisfied with the outcome."

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Emma Folkes
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Emma Folkes focuses her practice on agricultural property transactions.She acts for a range of individual and institutional clients.

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Tom Hewitt
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Tom Hewitt focuses on trusts, tax and estate planning advice for landed estates clients and other rural landowners. He has strong experience in rural property succession planning.

"Tom is very approachable and responsive."

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Kevin Kennedy
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Emma Folkes
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Sian Edmunds
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Tom Hewitt
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