Rural and agricultural law for you
Country dwellers are finding themselves increasingly beset by legislation which affects their traditional way of life. The Countryside Rights of Way Act and the Hunting Act 2004 are prime examples. Farmers are also having to come to terms with far reaching agricultural reforms such as the Single Farm Payments system that is replacing previous subsidies.
Slee Blackwell have always enjoyed a close association with country dwellers, which is what gives us that all important edge in guiding them through the tangled and often confusing maze of new legislation. We regularly act for people who are buying or selling a farm or agricultural land and our expertise means that you will benefit from our years of experience and crucial local knowledge. We can save you money by offering specialist advice on Inheritance Tax problems facing farmers and landowners. We can also prepare Farm Business Tenancies and advise both landlords and tenants on the implications of these tenancies and their predecessors, Agricultural Holding Act tenancies.
We are familiar with all the current issues surrounding the Rights to Roam provisions put in place by the CROW Act. We have a practical working knowledge of the Hunting Act, having had active experience in the reservation and implementation of hunting and other sporting rights.
We can also assist with applications for Certificates of Lawfulness of property occupied by non-farmers in breach of agricultural occupancy conditions.
So, if you are looking for a law firm, whose roots are firmly placed in the Devon soil, to provide you with the very best specialist legal advice on all matters rural , you need search no longer.
Drop in to one of our offices, Barnstaple, Bideford, Braunton, Exeter, or South Molton, for a free, no obligation initial chat to one of our expert rural and agricultural law solicitors.