Agriculture and Landed Estates
Whether you are dealing with succession planning, property issues or diversification projects, our agricultural solicitors are well placed to help you address the challenges of the sector and take advantage of new opportunities as they arise.
You may be considering tax efficient structures to balance both your day to day operations and to ensure successful implementation of ownership succession. You may be contemplating diversification projects such as renewable energy, sporting or leisure activities. For these, and other sector specific projects, our team will draw on its extensive experience, helping you to co-ordinate advice from your land agents, accountants and other professional advisers and the views of family members and other stakeholders in your business.
As part of your team, let our solicitors steer you through the increasing amount of regulatory burden enabling you to finalise and successfully deliver your projects and commercial objectives.
"Clear advice and swift response to any queries."
News & Events
Green light given for plans to create new retirement village at Gateforth Park
Our clients York House Leisure (YHL), who run award-winning retirement and holiday parks across Yorkshire and Scotland, are delighted to announce that plans to build a new retirement village on derelict land near Selby have been unanimously approved by Selby District Council's planning committee. The multi-million pound …More
Andrew Jackson Solicitors LLP Advises on Acquisition of 45-Acre Site Near Selby
York House Leisure, (YHL), which runs award-winning retirement and holiday parks across Yorkshire and Scotland, has acquired Gateforth Park, a derelict 45-acre site near Selby, which is earmarked to be transformed into an environmentally-friendly retirement village. Christopher Harrison, an agricultural and landed estates partner with Andrew Jackson …More
Legal update: Registering land and the commercial benefits
Those who have had unregistered land in the family for generations may wonder what benefits there are to registering it, but failing to do so can create potential issues - including placing you at a significant commercial disadvantage, says solicitor Samuel Peake Figures produced by HM Land Registry show that approximately …More
Is contract farming for you?
Due to the current uncertainty in the agricultural sector, we are advising a growing number of farmers and landowners on more flexible and innovative farming arrangements rather than the traditional landlord and tenant/ owner-occupier systems. Contract farming is one such alternative arrangement that’s proving popular, but is it …More