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Farm Business Tenancies & Agricultural Tenancies

Farm Business Tenancies & Agricultural Tenancies Lawyers, Yorkshire

If you or your business rent agricultural property or land, you will likely be subject to an agricultural tenancy.

The farming and agriculture solicitors at Pearsons & Wardhave wide-ranging and extensive experience in dealing with both residential and commercial leases of this kind. We have a comprehensive knowledge of the law concerning agricultural landlord and tenant issues, with an up-to-date understanding of relevant legal provisions; including those contained in the Agricultural Tenancies Act 1995 (Farm Business Tenancies) and the Agricultural Holdings Act 1986.

Our firm has been practising law in Yorkshire for over 200 years and, as such, we have developed an exceptional knowledge of the local area, as well as fostering strong links with the business and farming communities. Speak with one of our friendly and approachable solicitors today to find out how we can help.

We can advise on issues relating to agricultural tenancies such as:

  • Tenancy agreements and reviews
  • Creation of Farm Business Tenancies
  • Tenant freehold purchases
  • Dilapidations and repairs
  • Security of tenure
  • Notices to quit and recovery of possession
  • Compensation claims on quitting
  • Notices to remedy and notices to pay
  • Insolvency and debt recovery

Specialist Farm Business Tenancies Solicitors, York

If your tenancy was signed after 1st September 1995, it will come within the scope of the Agricultural Tenancies Act 1995. Such leases are commonly referred to as Farm Business Tenancies. Our farming and agriculture solicitors regularly provide guidance and support to clients on issues such as rent levels and rent review criteria, as well as their rights and obligations under Farm Business Tenancies.

Agricultural Holdings Act Tenancies

Tenancies that were signed before 1st September 1995 are subject to the Agricultural Holdings Act 1986. Within the Act, there are extensive provisions governing the rights and obligations of landlords and tenants. At Pearsons & Ward, our farming and agriculture solicitors can offer detailed guidance to help protect your position and that of your business.

Grazing Licenses

Despite changes made in the Agricultural Tenancies Act 1995 which relaxed restrictions on grazing licenses, they continue to be used widely in the UK. Pearsons & Wardlawyers can provide simple, straightforward advice on your options regarding grazing licenses and to ensure legal compliance.

Expert Residential Tenancies Lawyers, Wetherby

With an extensive knowledge of both the Agricultural Tenancies Act 1995 and residential tenancies legislation, our lawyers are excellently placed to provide guidance about farms and landed estates that serve as residential properties. We regularly work with clients to make sure that their home and the homes of their workers are afforded separate protection from commercial or agricultural land on which they are situated.

Contact our Farm Business Tenancies and Agricultural Tenancies Solicitors in Malton, York & Wetherby

Here at Pearsons & Ward, our lawyers have a well-earned reputation for providing a service that is friendly, professional, reliable and solution focussed. We offer fixed fees wherever possible and no-obligation quotes for those looking to explore their legal options.

Call one of our locally based teams of solicitors on 01653 692247 (Malton) or 01904 716000 (York) or 01937 583210 (Wetherby), or complete our online enquiry form.

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Philip Taylor
Philip Taylor Director, Head of Residential Property (Malton)
Malton Office

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Jacqueline Barr Solicitor & Head of Agriculture
Malton Office, York Office, Wetherby Office

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Andrew Little Solicitor & Head of Commercial Property
Malton Office

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