Thursfields’ Agricultural Team successfully concludes another farm sale

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Thursfields has recently acted on the sale of a large, tenanted farm and completed the sale having overcome various challenges. The sale involved: ensuring vacant possession of two farm cottages was obtained, both with residential tenancies; resolving a neighbour’s claim over a part of the farmland that arose after the sale had commenced; and collating…

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Case Study: Demma Group

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Demma Group, based in the West Midlands, has grown into a nationally renowned building energy management system provider. Demma approached Thursfields for advice on its sale to Nordomatic, the leading BMS system integrator in Scandinavia. Thursfields’ team was instructed by Demma’s key shareholders to navigate the intricacies of the deal which included corporate and commercial…

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Essential Tips for Buying Agricultural Land


There are many reasons for buying agricultural land. You may want to start or expand a farming business, or purchase as an investment or development opportunity. Whatever your motivations may be, there’s a lot to think about. These include the length of the process, how easy it is to obtain planning permission, the costs involved…

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What to Consider When Selling Land for Development

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Farmland is undoubtedly the most valuable asset an agricultural business will have. A rising population and increasingly difficult operating conditions means more and more people are selling land for development purposes.  Whether it’s for residential housing, continued agricultural use, or other development opportunities, understanding exactly how to sell land to developers is essential. This is…

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How to Prepare a Business for Sale

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Deciding to sell a business is one of the most important actions owners will take. Developing an exit strategy from something you have worked hard to achieve can be a stressful process as there are several factors at play. Not only will you want to make the maximum return on your investment, but the procedure…

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Complex Farm Sale

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The sale involved complex negotiations, simultaneous share and property transfers, and extensive due diligence. Our multidisciplinary agricultural team was well equipped to handle matters due to our expertise in Corporate & Commercial, Property, Litigation and Employment Law. With a Partner-led approach, our team engaged in strategic negotiations through the sale process to secure the best…

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Key Steps When Selling Your Farm

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Selling your farm is a huge undertaking. Much more than just a business, it is also the family home which has likely been passed down through generations. Yet whether a sale is required due to a divorce, rising costs, or retirement, it’s essential to obtain legal support to ensure the process is as smooth and…

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