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Cripps Pemberton Greenish

Agriculture & Rural Affairs

1 ranked lawyersBand 1The SouthUK 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Noted for its strong client relationships with the owners of farms and landed estates. Advises on the acquisition and sale of rural property and associated issues, including rights of way, development and tenancies. Combines with the team's commercial property, private client and corporate teams on complex matters. Often acts for commercial food and drink growers, including vineyards and fruit producers, on a range of matters.

Strengths

One source notes that "they are a very good firm," adding: "They are a stalwart in this market and offer a very good service."

Market commentators note that the firm is a "major powerhouse in the South East" with "a loyal client base among the rural community."

Work highlights

Advised Wayfarer Wines on the purchase of Highfield Farm, with a view to using the land as a vineyard.

Notable practitioners

Sally Firby regularly handles rural property transactions and is described as "a leading light" who "understands agriculture really well." Commentators add: "She is incredibly detailed and diligent, which is a real asset."

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Sally Firby
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