Agricultural Law & Rural Affairs Solicitors

Agricultural Law & Rural Affairs Solicitors

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.

If you are considering tax efficient structures to balance both your day to day operations and to ensure successful implementation of ownership succession, our team can help you. For complex, multi-party diversification projects such as renewable energy, sporting or leisure activities, our dedicated team is here to assist you in co-ordinating advice from your land agents, accountants and other professional advisers and the views of family members to deliver on your particular requirements and commercial objectives.

Get in touch with our friendly team of advisors on enquiries@andrewjackson.co.uk for help and advice on all Agricultural Law and Rural Affairs that may affect you and your family.

Or call your preferred office today to speak to a member of the team.

Testimonials

  • "Its been a pleasure working with you on this one. On behalf of myself, Ian and the bank thanks for all your assistance and keeping us informed throughout the process."

    Steve Stoneley National Westminster Bank Plc
  • “It’s the quality of the advice that sets them apart.”

    Chambers 2019
  • “Andrew Jackson Solicitors LLP has a reassuring depth of knowledge which is applied in a practical, pragmatic and efficient manner to the benefit of clients.”

    Chambers 2019
  • “The ‘enthusiastic and knowledgeable team’ at Andrew Jackson Solicitors LLP is ‘known for its efficiency and pragmatism’ in agricultural matters.”

    Legal 500 2018/19
  • "Supported by a strong agricultural practice, this team advises farmers and landowners on personal tax, estate and succession planning."

    Chambers UK
  • "The team has good knowledge of the sector and gets to the crux of the matter quickly."

    Chambers UK
  • "They have specialist expertise in this area and can deal with a broad range of agricultural matters."

    Chambers UK, 2017

Key Contacts

Helen Mellors
Partner

Helen Mellors

Oliver Hall
Partner

Oliver Hall

Christopher Harrison
Partner

Christopher Harrison

Stephen Unwin
Partner

Stephen Unwin

Kevin Webster
Partner

Kevin Webster

Martin Whitehead
Consultant

Martin Whitehead

Hannah Farmer
Associate

Hannah Farmer

Samuel Peake
Senior Solicitor

Samuel Peake

News & Events

News

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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Articles

Covid-19: Top Questions 05.6.2020

Covid-19: Top Questions 05.6.2020

In these challenging times, our teams have been receiving a high volume of queries from clients in the agricultural sector about the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on their business and supply chains. To help this important sector navigate a way through the key issues, Helen Mellors, partner in …

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Investing in the agri-tech revolution

Investing in the agri-tech revolution

British farming is entering a new era of technological change to meet the growing demand for food and water, as well as the need for environmental protection. One way farmers are dealing with this demand is through the increased use of agricultural robotics and automated field crop production methods at …

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Latest advice for landowners on energy-related schemes

Latest advice for landowners on energy-related schemes

The UK Government's legal commitment to meet 20% of the country's energy demand from renewable sources by 2020 creates an opportunity for landowners, but how do you ensure that your interests are protected whilst maximising profitability? We are often contacted by landowners who have decided to agree terms …

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The complexities of a farming divorce

The complexities of a farming divorce

Separation and relationship breakdown can be emotionally and financially challenging for everyone involved, but when it comes to farming families, the consequences are often far reaching. The emotional and practical upheaval can seem daunting and often, there are other complex and factual issues that make these cases more challenging and …

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Is contract farming for you?

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 …

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Contact Us


    "Its been a pleasure working with you on this one. On behalf of myself, Ian and the bank thanks for all your assistance and keeping us informed throughout the process."

    Steve Stoneley National Westminster Bank Plc

    “It’s the quality of the advice that sets them apart.”

    Chambers 2019

    “Andrew Jackson Solicitors LLP has a reassuring depth of knowledge which is applied in a practical, pragmatic and efficient manner to the benefit of clients.”

    Chambers 2019

    “The ‘enthusiastic and knowledgeable team’ at Andrew Jackson Solicitors LLP is ‘known for its efficiency and pragmatism’ in agricultural matters.”

    Legal 500 2018/19

    "Supported by a strong agricultural practice, this team advises farmers and landowners on personal tax, estate and succession planning."

    Chambers UK

    "The team has good knowledge of the sector and gets to the crux of the matter quickly."

    Chambers UK

    "They have specialist expertise in this area and can deal with a broad range of agricultural matters."

    Chambers UK, 2017

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