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Wright Hassall LLP

Agriculture & Rural Affairs

2 ranked lawyersBand 1MidlandsUK 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Advises on rural property transactional, the Basic Payment Scheme, agricultural tenancies and disputes, tax and succession planning, as well as HS2 issues. Clients include farms, landowners, agribusinesses and charities.

Strengths

A source says the team has a "really broad knowledge base; all of the solicitors I work with tend to specialise in farming plus something else." 

Another source describes the lawyers as "knowledgeable, informed and commercial."

Work highlights

Acted on the purchase of rural property for private clients relocating to Herefordshire.

Notable practitioners

Alex Robinson assists both landowning clients and tenants with agricultural and rural property issues including rights of way, deeds of easement and agricultural tenancies.

Joel Woolf is "someone who knows the ins and outs of farming families, so he can provide commercial advice in layman's terms that families understand."His areas of expertise include succession planning, farming partnerships and tenancy arrangements.

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Coventry and surrounds

Agriculture & Rural Affairs


Alex Robinson
Band 1
Joel Woolf
Band 1