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Mayo Wynne Baxter LLP

Agriculture & Rural Affairs

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What the team is known for

Sussex firm with offices across the county and a specialised rural property team. Handles conveyancing and tenancy matters, including those related to agricultural holdings, farm businesses and telecoms leases. Also assists with agricultural tenancies and succession planning. Offers further expertise in relation to environmental regulations, often acting for farming clients in formal proceedings against the government.

Strengths

One source reports: "They provide a multi-disciplined service and are very approachable."

Another commentator notes: "We recognise the firm as a player in the agricultural space that can provide clients with expert advice."

Notable practitioners

Simon Baillie-Hamilton heads both the property and rural business teams at the firm, with clients remarking that "he is a go-to man in the field of agriculture." He regularly acts for landowners and rural businesses.

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Agriculture & Rural Affairs


Simon Baillie-Hamilton
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