Our rural business focus is borne out of our very longstanding history of acting for many Kentish farming enterprises over many generations. The sole purpose of the specialist sector focus is to coordinate our resources, contacts and referrers to provide a one stop shop for all our rural clients.
Areas where our expertise can support your business:
• Buying and selling farms and rural land
• Farm tenancies
• Partnerships and rural business structures
• Developing and diversifying your business
• Planning issues
• Promotion agreements
• Renewable energy projects
• Succession planning for your business
• Property access
• Mineral leases
• Use of land
• Employment law
• Resolving disputes
• Equine law
Our specialist lawyers who make up the sector team come from a wide range of backgrounds but all have many years of experience acting for rural business clients.
We understand the industry and what makes it so important to the economy of the region. When it comes to clients we work hard to get to know your business, regularly visiting your operation and attending many rural events. We also participate in events with other organisations such as the CLA and NFU to support the sector.
So whether you run a large or small family business, a large company or a landed estate, we can give you the expert support you need.
Our rural team has a strong commitment to great client care and enthusiasm for the sector.
We are ranked as a leading firm for Agriculture and Estates in Chambers Legal Directory 2017 and Legal 500. ("They recognise that they need to provide a range of expertise to cover the needs of wider businesses and family matters.", "It is a good team focused on the commercial needs of clients in terms of timeliness and value for money." )
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