Taylor Vinters

Agriculture & Rural Affairs Department

Cambridge and surrounds
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What the team is known for Adept at handling complicated and high-value land acquisitions and sales, succession issues, development options, renewable energy projects and equine property transactions. Provides specialist advice on Agricultural Holding Act tenancy matters, including the surrender and regrant of tenancies. Clients include farm and landed estate owners, commercial farming operations and charitable organisations.

Strengths A source says: "They are very happy to make time to discuss matters through and clearly outline avenues available in a straightforward and transparent manner."

Work highlights Acted for Longrove Farms on its purchase of 96 acres of mixed arable land and woodland on the Shortgrove Estate.

Notable practitioners

Andrew Williamson is well versed in agricultural tenancies work, together with partnership structure and succession planning advice for landed estate clients and other landowners. Sources say he is "highly intelligent, competent and unflappable."

Rupert Melville-Ross is sought for his advice on rural property sales and acquisitions, as well as land development projects for private clients and corporate and institutional entities. He "has a good understanding of all matters relating to clients and how to manage them most appropriately," says a source, adding that he is a "very approachable and enjoyable person to work with."