Family.

Family Lawyers for Farm Owners & Farm Divorce Specialists.

Running a farm is traditionally a family affair. Farms are passed down from generation to generation and agriculture is in the blood: it’s more than a job, it’s a way of life.

So it’s no surprise that one of the most common legal areas where professional advice is required is family law.

The team of agriculture specialists here at Lanyon Bowdler are very experienced at helping families deal with the various legal issues involved when members of the business get married, or marriages break down, or other circumstances change.

We also deal with will disputes, contentious probate and family farm trust disputes, as well as tax, subsidies, trusts and inheritance tax for families involved in agriculture.

Some of the common questions our solicitors get asked are:

  • My son is getting married – what can we do to protect the farm business?
  • I have left my husband, who owns a farm with his family – what claims can I make against him?
  • My wife or partner isn’t letting me see my children – what can I do?
  • I’m thinking of entering into a partnership agreement – would I need a pre-nup, post-nup or cohabitation agreement to go with that?
  • How can I protect my business from divorce?
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Testimonials

What our clients say.

Since dealing with Lanyon Bowdler they have been diligent, efficient and at all times very helpful along with being structured in dealing with matters, fees and clarity on all levels. Thank you.

Michael
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I was clearly informed of progress step by step. The service you provided was very good.

Peter Weston
Shrewsbury

All work carried out effectively and efficiently.

Hubert Jones
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An excellent service with solicitors that you can talk to and who give you a clear understanding of all necessary legal implications and interpretations.

Eric
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From start to finish we had excellent service. Friendly, approachable and professional.

Carl Gittins
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Very clear, concise advice and guidance, easy to understand.

Ian Jamieson
Telford

Good service provided throughout with clear communication throughout with all options explored.

Lee

I can thoroughly recommend the highly professional and supportive service received over the last few months.

Heather
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Responsive, supportive, approachable, clear and empathetic.

Lisa Thacker

Professional and prompt communication. Supportive and client focused.

Lisa Thacker
Jennifer M Whittall Ltd

Whenever I have had need to contact Lanyon Bowdler I have always received a fast, concise and friendly response.

Lee Mortimer
UK Case Management

Definitely would use Lanyon Bowdler again if I need the use of a solicitor.

Mark Bowkett
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Smooth and efficient service from very professional firm.

Tim
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We were particularly impressed with the quality of work, the speed and excellent communication.

Allenby Douglas Ltd
Oswestry

Excellent legal advice on water extraction licence.

Elizabeth Morris
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Very friendly and approachable. Very good advice

Ivor Brown
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Great Service; Lanyon Bowdler were excellent from the outset. Straightforward and easy process. I just sat back and waited.

Paul Rowe
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Not only professional, but super fast.

Raj
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Everything has been professional, efficient and courteous throughout and we are very pleased, both with the service and with the eventual outcome of our case. Everything was first class and exceeded our expectations. Thank you again for providing such splendid service. It is really appreciated.

Mr N J & Dr S J Browne
Llanfyllin
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Contact Lanyon Bowdler Solicitors

Lanyon Bowdler have established offices with expert teams of agricultural solicitors in Bromyard, Hereford, Ludlow, Oswestry, Shrewsbury, Telford, and Conwy.

We are one of the most recognised law firms in Shropshire, Herefordshire and Mid and North Wales. We offer a wide range of pricing options including fixed fees and service level guarantees.

As a leading law firm, we regularly act for clients in England and Wales on family law for farm owner legal issues.

For more information about how we can advise you on all areas of agricultural law, speak to our experts today.

Please contact us by phone or use the online enquiry form and a member of the team will get back to you.

Our people

Meet the team.

Sue Hodgson
Sue Hodgson
Partner
Family Law
Jon Moriarty
Jon Moriarty
Partner
Family Law
Philippa Pearson
Philippa Pearson
Partner
Family Law
Amelie Gray
Amelie Gray
Legal Support Assistant
Family Law
Georgia Rowney
Georgia Rowney
Legal Assistant
Family Law
Lizzie Cross
Lizzie Cross
Trainee Solicitor
Family
Anne Lewis
Anne Lewis
Associate Legal Executive (FCILEX)
Family Law
Lisa Grimmett
Lisa Grimmett
Associate Solicitor
Family Law
Caroline Yorke
Caroline Yorke
Associate Solicitor
Family Law
Fiona Cooper
Fiona Cooper
Legal Assistant
Family Law
Rachel Tomley
Rachel Tomley
Solicitor
Family Law
Staci Robinson
Staci Robinson
Associate Solicitor
Family Law
Laura Jones
Laura Jones
Solicitor
Family Law
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