“Blake Morgan is one of the biggest regional firms, it has gravitas in the market. We received a very good service; the team was there when we needed it. ”
Our dedicated and specialist Estates and Farms team advises farming, rural and private clients on thousands of acres of estates and farms. As well as having professional expertise in law, many members of our team come from a farming background and therefore have a personal interest and appreciation of this type of law.
We advise on a wide range of issues connected to the ownership and occupation of agricultural land and rural estates, including:
Our highly experienced estate and farm solicitors advise a wide range of clients that include:
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“Excellent in property matters, acquisition of businesses and commercial litigation.”
“Sound advice in a timely fashion. Fields ‘a range of well-qualified and capable staff.”
Caroline Lindon-Morris, a specialist in the agricultural property team at Blake Morgan, believes that farmers will give a “cautious welcome” to Michael Gove’s recent comments about the future of agricultural subsidies, post Brexit.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has now ruled that voluntary overtime should be included in holiday pay if it is paid sufficiently regularly to amount to normal pay. Our expert explains the impact this will have on employers.
Our employment expert considers some of the further detail of the Supreme Court's ruling to make employment tribunal fees unlawful, the implications this will have for employers and what to take into consideration going forward.
Agricultural ties as conditions or obligations - is there an affect on property value?
Sara Hanrahan, Partner in our Planning team, looks at the recent dismissal of two large solar farm appeals which sign post the recent change in Government thinking.
Kerry Dovey looks at renewable energy and the issues surrounding its use.
In the recent case of Wood and Another v Waddington the Court of Appeal found that the claimants, Mr and Mrs Wood, were entitled to two rights of way across the land owned by the defendant, Mr Waddington.