Thomson Snell & Passmore were instructed via land agents to help resolve an issue with the surrender part of an Agricultural Holdings Act 1986 (AHA) tenancy agreement of land in an estate, and a sub-tenancy (FBT) under the Agricultural Tenancies Act 1995.
The commercial property team at Thomson Snell & Passmore has recently assisted a young farming couple with a move from one county to East Sussex.
We have since advised the partnership in the purchase of a large part of an estate adjacent to its existing farms over which the partnership had old and new tenancy agreements
Thomsons Snell & Passmore are acting for a client in granting an option for lease over a wind farm on the client’s farmland.
We have acted for a longstanding individual client in connection with a recent business venture - the purchase of the entire share capital in a private family company involved in organic farming
TSP’s multi-disciplinary team were able to provide a seamless, expert and sensitive service to a farming family with a farming company and a mixture of residential and agricultural property.
Gilbert Green leads a multi-disciplinary team which has provided advice to a leading farming family on the sale of land for development, the purchase of new land and the efficient structuring of their existing holdings.
Penelope Edgar acted on the sale of three lots of former agricultural land. The sale was both complex and sensitive as the family had grown up on the land and were sad to lose it.
Penelope Edgar negotiated the sale of the last of a family’s land to their commercial tenant. The deal included overage provisions to ensure that our clients will receive a share in the event that the land is developed in future.
Sue Lister took the time to explain to our clients all of the issues raised by the sale of their family farm. This personal approach ensured the sale went through as quickly and smoothly as possible. Our clients were delighted.
Sue Lister worked to a tight deadline to prepare complex documentation in support of our client’s commercial deal. Her approach ensured everything completed on time.
Our multi-disciplinary team worked with a farming partnership to transfer its assets to a new limited company in order to save tax. Our expertise and experience ensured the success of the deal.
Our client, the farmer, was looking to make two key changes to his farm. He wanted to build over part of the land to create a solar farm and sell off another part of the farm for development.
Our client, a family farming company, owned land on the edge of a town earmarked for possible expansion. We were called in by the company’s land agents to advise on terms proposed by a national housebuilder for an option to acquire the land, involving long term promotion through the plan process.
Our client, a family trust, needed to sell their farmland as a way to generate much needed income for the beneficiaries. We helped the trust to negotiate the sale of former farmland to a national house builder for residential development.
This client story involves one of our longstanding clients; a Trust of which Gilbert Green is a Trustee. Our client was able to gain from our knowledge of them, the site and our experience in negotiating planning agreements and dealing with national house builders.
We acted for two farming families with adjoining holdings in the negotiation and exchange of a long term option to a national house builder to promote the joint site for residential development.
We have recently helped a young couple who have taken over the farming business set up many years ago by the husband’s family in East Sussex.
We acted for a long established mining company in the sale to another mining company of an option to take a mineral lease of land with the benefit of planning consent to extract sand and gravel.
A farmer acting in person has successively persuaded the Court of Appeal to set aside an order of the Commercial Court made against him which granted permission to enforce an arbitration award under 66 of the Arbitration Act 1996.
Our client sells plant-based products online to both consumers and other businesses.
This case study demonstrates the expertise of our Personal Injury team who recently recovered £7,500 in a personal injury claim for Mrs X who was a pedestrian hit by a car.