FBC Manby Bowdler LLP

Agriculture & Rural Affairs Department

Shrewsbury and surrounds
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What the team is known for Advises clients on all non-contentious matters, tenancy and property litigation and farming businesses structure advice. Also assists farming families with inheritance issues including tax, succession and estate management advice.

Strengths Sources say that "the team are excellent on farm property work," with one adding: "I regard them as being the pre-eminent lawyers on property law matters."

Notable practitioners

Sarah Baugh advises on agricultural property matters, including agricultural tenancies and the purchase and sale of land. A client says that "she's very efficient and approachable," while another sourceadds that "she's very knowledgeable."

Steven Corfield provides comprehensive advice to agricultural clients, including on farming partnership and agricultural tenancies matters. Sources say that "he's very good," "pragmatic," and "delivers quality work."

Tom Devey advises on agricultural property and business matters. A source says: "He has clear strengths in the area of commercial lease work in a rural context. He is also a highly technical and able agricultural lawyer."