Agriculture

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We recognise that agriculture and farming is a unique sector and appreciate that the right legal advice, when you need it, can be essential to protect a business which is often your life as well as your livelihood.

 

To meet your needs we have a specialist team of solicitors who have practical experience and an understanding of the farming community. Serving all areas in the North West, the team deliver a personal service when it matters the most.

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The team provide advice to the needs of the farming community including:
       

Renewables/

Energy/

Diversification

  • Optimising land assets
  • Anaerobic digestion
  • Hydro schemes
  • Wind turbines
  • Diversification of farm businesses - shops, cafes, leisure facilities etc.

Property/land

  • Rights of way
  • Boundary disputes
  • First registrations
  • Buying and selling farms
  • Telecoms
  • Auction packs

Wills and probate

  • Wills
  • Tax planning- ensuring full utilisation of available agricultural reliefs
  • Probate
  • Trusts

Family

  • Divorce
  • Pre-nuptial agreements/asset protection
  • Co-habitation disputes
  • Children disputes
  • General family issues

Commercial and employment

  • Supply agreements 
  • Employment contracts
  • Business protection
  • Compromise agreements
  • Dismissing employees
  • Equality and discrimination issues (recruitment to dismissal)
  • GDHR Free seminar programme
  • Long term absence management
  • Outsourcing and TUPE
  • Performance management
  • Redundancy and restructuring
  • Routine employment advice (insurance backed option)
  • Tailored contracts and policies
  • Transactional support
  • Tribunal advice and representation
  • Workplace mediation and conflict in the workplace

Dispute resolution

  • Breach of contract claims
  • Partnership disputes
  • Debt recovery
  • Disputed property issues
  • Disputed wills and Inheritance Act claims