Agriculture & Rural Property

We have long established, deep links with the rural community. Our team has extensive experience in all aspects of work for individuals and businesses in the agricultural sector.

Agriculture & Rural Property

Agriculture & rural
property lawyers

Our agricultural and rural property lawyers are some of the most experienced in Kent and undertake a wide range of work for farmers, landed estates and rural landowners and businesses, ensuring the best results for clients both in their business and personal affairs. We develop long term relationships with our clients, often acting for generations of farming families and estates. This allows us to develop an in-depth understanding of our clients’ needs and objectives. So whether you’re looking into farm inheritance planning or require information on stamp duty on agricultural land, our trusted and highly experienced agriculture lawyers can provide the support you need.

Our agriculture sector team is led by Penelope Edgar.

As a full service law firm, we can deliver solutions for the agricultural sector across:

  • Real Estate
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Corporate & Commercial
  • Employment
  • Estates, Tax & Succession
  • Family law

Real Estate

Our full service team of agriculture lawyers includes Real Estate lawyers who act for estates, landowners and landowning trusts, tenants and developers in land sales and purchases, agricultural tenancies and lettings, grazing licences, sporting rights, renewable energy projects, development projects (including wayleave agreements and other easements) and planning issues.

Dispute Resolution

Our Dispute Resolution team can help with regulatory, environmental and planning applications, disputes relating to boundaries, trespassers, squatters, adverse possession and nuisance issues.

Corporate & Commercial

Our Corporate & Commercial lawyers can assist farming businesses by undertaking commercial and contract work for farmers such as the preparation of partnership agreements, supplier contracts, and providing advice on intellectual property rights and regulatory law.


Our Employment team can advise both employers and employees in the agricultural and rural property sector.

Estates, Tax & Succession

Tax and trust issues, wills and succession planning and matrimonial issues are also catered for within our expert teams advising on all such issues. Advice can also be provided in considering tax reliefs available in connection with the purchase of high value properties.

We have strong links to the agricultural and farming community and are members of the Agricultural Law Association, NFU, BASC, and Country Land and Business Association. The firm also regularly supports the region’s agricultural shows and the farming charity Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution.

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