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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, he heads the office in Conwy, North Wales and also works from the office in Oswestry. 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

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."

Edward is recommended by the 2020 edition of The Legal 500

Client Testimonials

They simplified the appeal process for me considerably

- Mr Griffiths

Detailed and up to date knowledge of our case throughout the whole process.

- Mr P Hill & Dr L Hill, Lincoln

Prompt response, clear advice.

- Dr A Geeson & Dr N Geeson, Hereford

He was great, he listened and suggested the best course of action - thank you.

- Mr T Graves, Shrewsbury

Very easy to contact and talk to.

- Mr N Chamberlain & Mrs Z Chamberlain, Oswestry

Client Quotes

I am extremely grateful to Stephen in the way in which he handled my case and represented me at court.

- A A, Shrewsbury

Very easy to contact and talk to.

- Mr N Chamberlain & Mrs Z Chamberlain, Oswestry

Personal attention. Good advice.

- Mrs C Bhamra, Shrewsbury

Ed provided utmost confidence throughout the process and I would have no hesitation in recommending him to other clients.

- Mr J Ostler, Hereford

We would like to offer our sincere gratitude for the kindness, understanding and professionalism you have given during this very difficult time. We would not hesitate to recommend the services of Lanyon Bowdler.

- Ms H Gardiner, Herefordshire

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19 Jun 2019

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