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Commercial Lawyers for Farming & Agriculture

Farming is a way of life, but it’s also a business - and a very tough business at that. It’s important to have an experienced team of agricultural solicitors with expert legal advice on hand who can guide you through the various commercial law issues and legal regulations that come your way.

There are numerous reasons for needing agricultural law, expert advice during the course of running a farming business, whether it’s an agreement with another farm to share machinery or agricultural vehicles, to taking your son or daughter into partnership in the business.

Then there are the various diversification activities that many farmers are now turning to, which could require advice about business contracts, as well as renewable energy projects, including solar panels and biodigesters.

Many of the solicitors in Lanyon Bowdler’s agricultural team are from a farming background themselves, so understand the pressures of the industry. As a firm, we are proud of our approachable and down-to-earth style and won’t bamboozle you with legal jargon.

Commercial Law Services

So what sort of legal services do farming businesses need? Some of the most common services our agriculture specialists deal with are:

  • Business and family structures
  • Collaboration agreements
  • Collaborative farming structures
  • Commercial tenancies
  • Crop damage and financial difficulties
  • Cropping licences
  • Estate and farm business structures
  • Farming companies
  • Farming tenancies
  • Landlord and tenant agreements and contracts
  • Mergers, de-mergers and reconstructions of agricultural businesses
  • Agricultural tenancies
  • Producer organisations and cooperatives
  • Renewable energy projects
  • The Single Farm Payment Scheme
  • Telecommunications
  • Specialist licences and sugar beet initiatives
  • Sporting rights
  • Subsidies and European law

Contact Lanyon Bowdler Solicitors

The specialist agricultural solicitors here at Lanyon Bowdler are based across the firm’s offices in Shrewsbury, Bromyard, Hereford, Ludlow, Oswestry and Telford, so are well-placed to work with clients across Shropshire, Herefordshire, Wales and beyond.

Please get in touch by calling or complete the online enquiry form and a member of the team will get back to you.

Testimonials

I had requested information and advice from various other solicitors prior to calling Lanyon Bowdler and found that she was the only one to take the time and explain how the Help to Buy ISA worked.

- Mr M Shaw & Miss G Frankfort, Market Drayton

Ed clearly pays attention to detail and most importantly was diligent in ensuring my interests were best catered for. 

- Mr J Ostler, Hereford

All staff were polite, efficient and professional. Advice was clear and informative. I like the fact that everyone explained legalities with clarity.

- Mrs L Draycott, Oswestry

A nice bright welcoming office with very polite, friendly and helpful staff. Very efficient service.

- Mr N Bakewell & Mrs J Bakewell, Worcester

Communication surrounding my injury claim was excellent with other departments within the firm.

- Mrs L Dowbiggin, Much Wenlock

Quotes

Under difficult circumstances from the moment I walked in, I was the only person that mattered. She could not do enough for me. Kind and compassionate. Thank you so much.

- Mrs J McMillan, Telford

Very quick at sorting our Wills. He was great to deal with, nice guy!

- Mr L Onions & Mrs E Onions, Craven Arms

I always felt you were working in my best interests, but you didn't sugar coat or patronise me. My case was complex and I appreciated the professionalism shown and how the legal system "worked"

- Mrs J Bradford, Stafford

Ease of contact, understanding of business context. An excellent and pragmatic approach to a relatively complex business transfer.

- Mr D Coull, Shrewsbury

How easy it was to speak to her and she explained the situation to me in ways that I could understand.

- Mrs S Mizrahi, Hereford

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