Agricultural
Solicitors

Agricultural law is an ever-changing landscape that has unique needs and demands. It requires hands-on, pragmatic, and commercially-focused advice to ensure your needs are met every step of the way.

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Informed & Practical

Agricultural Law advice

Running a farm requires legal support for a variety of matters. Not only will you need guidance with commercial transactions and disputes, but there are also wealth management and family matters to consider. It’s therefore essential to work with specialist agricultural solicitors, who will be able to facilitate a resolution that matches your exact specifications.

Whatever you’re looking to achieve, our team is experienced in all areas of agricultural law. Based in the West Midlands but serving clients nationwide, we take care of everything from trusts and estate planning, to commercial property and dispute resolution. Committed to providing the very best legal advice — we pride ourselves on our in-depth knowledge of both the industry, and how we satisfy the needs of our clients.

Our Agricultural

Legal Services

Thursfields’ team of agricultural law solicitors offer legal advice designed to cover everything that’s important to rural business owners and their families. Our range of agricultural legal services includes:

Land and Property

Our agricultural lawyers advise on all types of agreements — such as freehold, leasehold, tenancy, and any licences that might be required in relation to:-

  • Buying and Selling Land including Strategic Development Land
  • Buying and Selling Farms (trading businesses or family homes)
  • Land Management and Agricultural Occupation Advice (Farm Business Tenancies, occupation under the Agricultural Holdings Act 1986 and share farming agreements)

The process of buying and selling rural property often comes with additional matters that need to be taken into consideration, such as rights of way and easements, tenancies, livestock/horses, plant and machinery, shooting/sporting rights.  We cover every step of the rural conveyancing process, from advising on points to raise when conducting negotiations, to the drawing up of queries and completing the transaction.

We work closely with agricultural land agents to ensure that we understand the specific issues that affect and influence the agricultural sector. This ensures we give you advice tailored to your specific needs.

Agricultural Disputes
Family and Estate Planning
Succession, Tax Planning and Estate Administration
Rural Business Support

Find out more about our agriculture services

Our agricultural solicitors can help with a wide range of matters, including:

Contact Our Agricultural Lawyers

Need targeted support with agricultural law? Our agricultural solicitors are here to help. Get in touch today.

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Agricultural Law

Looking to understand more about our Agricultural Law Services. Download our brochure today and find out how our experts at Thursfields can help you.

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Tailored Agricultural Legal Services

Running a farm is anything but a standard 9 to 5 job. Each business will have a specific set of circumstances and requirements that only bespoke advice from specialist agricultural solicitors can help with. This is because an in-depth understanding of the unique challenges facing rural communities is crucial to providing a swift resolution that delivers your desired results.

The agricultural lawyers at Thursfields have extensive experience in assisting all types of businesses, from small family farms to national corporations. As a full service law firm, we advise farmers, estates, and landowners on all relevant agricultural law to protect their businesses, homes, family, and wealth. No matter your goals, we’re committed to helping you look after what’s most important to you.

Tailored Agricultural Legal Services

Running a farm is anything but a standard 9 to 5 job. Each business will have a specific set of circumstances and requirements that only bespoke advice from specialist agricultural solicitors can help with. This is because an in-depth understanding of the unique challenges facing rural communities is crucial to providing a swift resolution that delivers your desired results.

The agricultural lawyers at Thursfields have extensive experience in assisting all types of businesses, from small family farms to national corporations. As a full service law firm, we advise farmers, estates, and landowners on all relevant agricultural law to protect their businesses, homes, family, and wealth. No matter your goals, we’re committed to helping you look after what’s most important to you.

Meet Our

Agricultural Solicitors

Our agricultural lawyers provide guidance on a range of legal matters. Contact us today for more information.

Key Contact

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Jon Clifford

Director, Agricultural & Rural Affairs

A seasoned litigator, Jon regularly acts on behalf of farmers, landowners, and rural businesses. His in-depth understanding of his clients’ unique requirements, coupled with a practical approach to dispute resolution, means he is often able to settle matters without the need to go to court. 

He also represents farmers and landowners in a wide variety of disputed issues such as Agricultural Holdings Act and Farm Business Tenancies, proprietary estoppel claims, possessory title, boundaries, easements and covenants, disputes over farming partnerships and other contractual matters.

Jon is a member of the Property Litigation Association, a Fellow of Agricultural Law Association and vice Chairman of the Worcester Branch of the Country Landowners Association.

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Jon Clifford

Director, Agricultural & Rural Affairs

A seasoned litigator, Jon regularly acts on behalf of farmers, landowners, and rural businesses. His in-depth understanding of his clients’ unique requirements, coupled with a practical approach to dispute resolution, means he is often able to settle matters without the need to go to court. 

He also represents farmers and landowners in a wide variety of disputed issues such as Agricultural Holdings Act and Farm Business Tenancies, proprietary estoppel claims, possessory title, boundaries, easements and covenants, disputes over farming partnerships and other contractual matters.

Jon is a member of the Property Litigation Association, a Fellow of Agricultural Law Association and vice Chairman of the Worcester Branch of the Country Landowners Association.

A Full Service

Agricultural Law Firm

Agricultural law matters can vary widely, covering a broad spectrum of legal disciplines. That’s why we offer targeted support on everything from family law to corporate and commercial. Our related departments include:

Covering a wide range of disciplines, our corporate and commercial team are dedicated to delivering your desired outcome.

When only a robust and results-driven approach will suffice, Thursfields provides exceptional legal expertise that is on your side.

For a full service offering that helps across all stages of the commercial property lifecycle, we’re the law firm you can trust.

Adept at dealing with highly complex areas, we’ve helped hundreds of clients secure their family’s future and gain peace of mind.

Proactive and focused on achieving practical solutions, we offer reliable support throughout the private and public sectors.

Navigating through sensitive family law cases requires care, attention, and thoroughness. That’s exactly what we offer.

Experience and efficiency are key for residential property matters. For a personalised service you can depend on, you’re in the right place.

Contact Our

Agricultural Lawyers

Need targeted support for your rural business? Our agricultural solicitors are here to help. Get in touch today.

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