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Wilkin Chapman LLP

Agriculture & Rural Affairs

1 ranked lawyersBand 2MidlandsUK 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Covers all aspects of rural property purchases and sales, agricultural disputes and tenancies, renewable energy projects and diversification opportunities. Services farmers, landowners, agribusinesses, independent bodies and farmers' organisations.

Strengths

A source reports: "My overall impression is of a highly professional and motivated team with a good blend of experts in all the fields that I have approached them with."

Work highlights

Acted for a farming client on a 'New Farmer' status as part of the Basic Payment Scheme, along with establishing a new partnership to satisfy the scheme's conditions.

Notable practitioners

Catherine Harris is noted for her agricultural tenancies advice, along with her expertise in farm acquisitions and sales. A source reports that "Catherine has a good knowledge of the law across a broad spectrum of agricultural land-related matters."

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Lincoln and surrounds

Agriculture & Rural Affairs


Catherine Harris
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