The Farming and Estates team at Field Seymour Parkes has a wealth of experience in delivering legal solutions for Farmers and Estate Owners.

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Hazel Eccles

Hazel Eccles

  • DEFRA changes to Water Abstraction exemptions

    propertyrenewable energy and environmentfarming and estatesregulatory law licensing

    Date: 26 January 2018

    From the 1st January 2018 you may need to apply for a Water Abstraction licence where such abstraction has previously been exempt.
  • Subsidy Payments "Guaranteed" until 2022

    propertyrenewable energy and environmentfarming and estates

    Date: 18 January 2018

    Gove announces that the Government will not amend the current subsidy payment scheme before the next election date.
  • Agricultural lawyer joins FSP’s real estate team

    propertycommercial propertyfarming and estatesstrategic land

    Date: 19 October 2017

    FSP are delighted to welcome Hazel Eccles to their real estate team.
  • Councils lose on affordable housing

    propertycommercial propertyfarming and estatesproperty development and planning

    Date: 26 May 2016

    Anna Zatouroff, a commercial property senior associate at FSP, outlines the statutory duties for charity trustees before a charity disposes of its property.
  • All change for agricultural buildings?

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    Date: 02 April 2014

    James Burgess considers the impact of the recent amendment to the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order 1995 for rural communities.
  • Grazing licences

    propertyfarming and estateswills trusts tax

    Date: 31 July 2009

    Marcus Francis comments on the use of grazing licences and agreements and highlights some of the pitfalls to be avoided.
  • Tenanted agricultural land

    propertyfarming and estates

    Date: 08 June 2009

    Kelsie Essenhigh gives an overview of the two schemes of legislation that apply to tenanted agricultural land, and the features of and differences between the two different types of tenancy.
  • Noise from wind turbines

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    Date: 08 June 2009

    Mark Banham, a solicitor in our commercial property group, reviews a recent case on developer’s obligations to provide the data used for noise calculations for a wind turbine farm and the use of recommended methodology to calculate noise levels.
  • Succession issues in farming partnerships

    propertyfarming and estatespartnerships

    Date: 04 March 2009

    This quick guide explores the effect on a farming partnership of the death or retirement of a partner, and discusses the merits of putting in place a partnership agreement.