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Temple Heelis

Agriculture & Rural Affairs

2 ranked lawyersBand 2Carlisle and surroundsUK 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Well-established firm based in Cumbria with offices in Windermere, Ambleside and Kendal. Advises on agricultural land sales and purchases, agricultural tenancies and land law issues. Notable expertise in niche rural litigation matters related to boundary and septic tank disputes, boathouse litigation and lake encroachment matters.

Strengths

"I am very impressed with Temple Heelis. The team are very approachable and offer sound advice in a timely and effective manner," says a source.

A client comments: "They are great, friendly and efficient. They're happy to talk on the phone but also quick at getting back to emails."

Notable practitioners

The "exceptional" Peter Dodd advises clients on issues related to unregistered land, deeds of easement and adverse possession. A commentator says:"He is very approachable and happy to explain complicated detail in a way that can be understood."

Yasmin Blamire advises on a comprehensive range of issues including farm business tenancies, land sales and acquisitions and option agreements. An interviewee notes: "Yasmin is very good at unpicking issues and breaking them down into understandable chunks." Another source remarks: "Yasmin is very thorough and has a drive to see transactions conclude swiftly. She is approachable and always keen to share her legal knowledge."

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Carlisle and surrounds

Agriculture & Rural Affairs


Peter Dodd
Band 2
Yasmin Blamire
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