Farming and estates

The farming and estates group at FSP leads the field in the Thames Valley for clear analysis, practical solutions and technical expertise.

Group contact

Hazel Eccles

Hazel Eccles

For many years FSP has provided specialist legal services to the farming community and to others involved with agricultural land.  Situated in the heart of the Thames Valley where agriculture remains a key and fundamental part of the local economy, our farming group advises a large number of clients on agricultural, rural, commercial and development issues affecting their businesses.  This includes specialist advice on the structure of such businesses and succession planning.

Providing clear analysis and practical solutions, the farming and estates group brings together the combined expertise of specialist lawyers with many years of experience dealing with the often complex legal issues relating to agricultural land.

The group provides advice on a wide-range of legal issues, including:

  • acquisitions and disposals of agricultural land
  • tenancy issues
  • succession planning
  • partnerships and other structures
  • telecoms leases/agreements
  • planning and development
  • single payment scheme entitlements and stewardship schemes
  • grazing licences
  • easements and wayleaves