Agriculture & Rural Affairs - Newcastle and surrounds
What the team is known for
Offers counsel on a variety of agricultural matters such as partnership agreements, farming succession and landed estate issues. Advises on agricultural tenancies, renewable energy projects, and shooting and fishing rights. Also assists with matters relating to mineral rights and the development of land. Client base includes landowners, trustees and administrators of agricultural estates.
A source says: "Their commercial awareness is very good."
Another interviewee states: "They are a strong team with a wide range of legal knowledge, which means they can look after all of a client's affairs."
Alison Hall leads the firm's rural team and advises clients on farming partnerships and successions, and related tax matters. "She is extremely knowledgeable and has a very good way of dealing with clients and describing things in a very clear, understandable manner."