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Edward Nutting

Partner - Commercial Property


Edward's Teams

Agriculture, Commercial & Agricultural Property


Profile/Experience

Edward joined Lanyon Bowdler in April 2018 as a partner in the Commercial & Agricultural Property Department and will be based in Oswestry and Conwy. Prior to joining Lanyon Bowdler he previously worked at Hibberts LLP, heading up their Agriculture and Rural Practice Department.

Areas of expertise;

  • The sale and purchase of farms and estates including sales by Auction
  • Business structures for your farming or diversification business
  • Sale and purchase of commercial property and businesses 
  • Various types of leases
  • Estate and succession planning
  • Land law issues relating to common land, sporting rights, manorial rights, complex means of holding and organising land, easements, profits à-prendre, water abstraction, drainage and fishing
  • Mortgages 
  • Tenancies under the Agricultural Holdings Act 1986 and Agricultural Tenancies Act 1995 including rent reviews, repairing obligations etc. 
  • Representation at the Agricultural Land Tribunal in Wales and the First Tier Tribunal (Property Chamber) Agricultural. 
  • Option agreement and overage 
  • Succession and Succession Planning under the AHA 1986
  • Basic payment scheme, rural development and agri-environment agreements
  • Sale of minerals

Edward is able to meet clients at Lanyon Bowdler’s convenient meeting rooms in Conwy North Wales as well as at any of the firm’s offices in Shropshire.

He is a member of the Agricultural Law Association and a regional coordinator for North Wales. Edward is also a Fellow of Agricultural Law Association following successful completion of the ALA’s examination in London in December 2015, and has since become a member of council for the ALA.

Edward is secretary of his local agricultural show, a member of the royal welsh agricultural show advisory committee, a member of the Eryri Young Farmers Club Management Committee and a past Farming Connect Rural Leadership scholar. He is also a member of the NFU, FUW and CLA which helps in advising clients and looking after their interests.

Recommendations

The 2019 edition of Chambers UK states: ' Edward Nutting handles the sale and purchase of farms and estates, with substantial expertise in land law generally. Commentators note that "he has a big following and is well thought of."

Client Testimonials

Great, friendly staff - really approachable and professional. Never pushy!

- Fairfield High School, Hereford

The use of clear modern language and presentation with legal jargon kept to a minimum where possible.

- Mr P King & Mrs D King, Prestigne

Competence and detailed legal knowledge.

- Mr S Martin & Mrs R Martin, Shrewsbury

Kept me up to date in any process made.

- Mr P Haigh, Suffolk

Everything was first class

- Miss Evans, Oswestry

Client Quotes

The professionalism of the service received and the expert knowledge of the solicitor who handled my case.

- Mr K Whitelaw, Wolverhampton

They simplified the appeal process for me considerably

- Mr Griffiths

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

- Mr J Ostler, Hereford

Direct line to acting solicitor.

- Mr H Williamson, Llansantffrraid

Very professional standards and advice.

- Mr S Barnes & J Barnes, Hereford

Latest Case Study

04 Oct 2018

Successful Application for Contract to be Terminated

D was injured in a road traffic collision several years ago and his personal injury claim settled for several million...