Welcome to the second issue of our rural newsletter, I am delighted to report that our Rural Services team achieved Band 1 status for Agriculture and Rural Affairs work in the legal directories, Chambers & Partners and Tier 1 status for Agriculture and Estates work in the national Legal 500 rankings of top teams. It’s […]
Read our first issue of Rural News as a new firm, Moore Barlow. Our newsletter is dedicated to providing articles and news that is focused on legal rural matters. Featuring articles from names of old and names of new, as well as featured guest writers Sophie Grenville-Baring of The Grange Estate in Winchester and her […]
This edition features articles from other teams across the firm involved in our rural sector work. Most notably, we’ve had the first trickle of Brexit-fear, farm-related insolvency enquiries through.
We are regularly being asked to report on the status of agricultural tenants who occupy land required for development by the landowner, whether access can be obtained by a promoter and buyer for site surveys and investigations; and for providing a strategy for delivering vacant possession of the land in question.
We all work in the rural sector so the basics of AHA tenancies under the Agricultural Holdings Act 1986 (AHA) should be familiar territory.
Many common law tenancies contain a little known or understood loophole that can cause a huge headache for Estate and landowning clients. Having personally come across this issue twice in the last year alone, below I have outlined what you need to know.
From oil paintings to period dramas to the Shooting Times, the shooting season is the inspiration for many quintessentially British countryside scenes. It is also a lucrative earner for landowners who licence their land for game bird shoots, game shooting and clay shoots.
At sunset, viewers are treated to the viewing of classic film favourites. I watched Notting Hill, but other films such as Jaws and Dirty Dancing are upcoming. It is all about the outdoor experience: picnicking outside in a beautiful part of the countryside, poshcorn, beetle cars, bbq’ing local meat and a great film.