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Agriculture & Rural Affairs

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What the team is known for

Instructed to act for agricultural and business property owners on rural transactions, agricultural tenancies, trust and taxation issues and succession planning matters. Offers counsel to land agents, developers and other rural professionals. Expertise includes advice on long-term lease arrangements.

Notable practitioners

Jonathan Mathers is an agricultural and rural property lawyer who services families, private individuals, investors and institutional entities on land matters and farming partnerships.
"He has a sound approach and gets the job done."

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Overview

Farmers and land owners continue to be some of Greene & Greene’s most important clients. The Agricultural and Rural Affairs team work closely with surveyors, accountants and other advisers, to make sure that its clients get the best result, cost effectively and to an acceptable timescale.

The experienced team has built up an established client base of landowners and agents who regularly praise the lawyers for the discreet and intelligent manner in which they act.

Complimented by their renowned taxation department, its team of specialist lawyers has seen all manner of situations before, from bitter disputes over family succession, licences for power lines, problems with farm managers, issues caused by land contamination to the successful development of agricultural land for other purposes.

The full range of services include:

  • Farm sales and purchases;​
  • Settled Land Act estates work;
  • Advice on agricultural tenancy issues;
  • Succession planning; and
  • General taxation including agricultural and business property advice.

Members

Daly, Mark

Holden, Selene

Mathers, Jonathan

Perrin, Wayne

Agriculture & Rural Affairs

Greene & Greene

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Location

80 Guildhall Street

Bury St Edmunds

Suffolk

UK

IP33 1QB

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Ipswich and surrounds

Agriculture & Rural Affairs


Jonathan Mathers
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