We have the expertise and experience to offer a full range of Rural Professional services;
Professional advice and assistance in relation to negotiations and disputes under the Agricultural Holdings Act 1986 and the Agricultural Tenancies Act 1995, including rent reviews, end of tenancy compensation, tenant improvements and the preparation of tenancy agreements.
The provision of formal valuations of agricultural assets such as land, property, machinery and livestock. This could be for a variety of purposes including taxation, family transfer, matrimonial, stocktaking and sale or purchase.
Countryside Stewardship and RDPE Schemes
Applications for new agreements under the next Rural Development Programme due to start in 2015, as well as professional advice and assistance on existing Entry Level and Higher Level Stewardship agreements.
Negotiations with acquiring authorities on behalf of clients for access, compensation rights and the compulsory acquisition of land in relation to a wide range of schemes, including; works to road and rail networks, pipeline laying for water, gas and electricity, and the installation of pylons.
Basic Payment Scheme Matters and Disputes
The provision of a full and comprehensive Basic Payment Scheme application process from 2015, including the transition from the current Single Payment Scheme, the submission of application forms, entitlement transfers, Rural Land Registry mapping changes, negotiations with the Rural Payments Agency over disputes and advice with regards to cross compliance rules.
Farm and Rural Property Sales
Professional advice and assistance with regards to the sale of farms and land throughout the Midlands and the North. We can arrange property sales by private treaty and tender, and undertake negotiations on behalf of purchasers and vendors alike.
Professional advice and assistance in relation to agricultural and rural planning applications and the provision of justification reports and feasibility studies.