Practical advice and support for running sporting pursuits on your farm, rural property or estate
- With a rise in country sporting activities are increasingly in demand, there is a greater need for sound legal advice.
- The most practical, effective advice comes from solicitors who understand the countryside and participate in country sports themselves.
- Our dedicated rural services team can guide you on all legal aspects of sporting estates, including the documentation you need to run activities safely and successfully.
Whether you need advice on setting out your personal plans for the future or are facing a business issue, you will need expert advice which is attuned to the particular needs of the countryside.
Experts in rural services
Moore Barlow has a team of leading legal experts who are country people themselves and can genuinely empathise with you, your business and your opportunities and challenges.
We would rather walk your land with you than talk over the telephone. Our long-standing clients include owners of landed estates, farms, large country homes, polo and racing businesses, stud farms, veterinary practices and horticultural businesses.
We advise on all aspects of rural affairs including employment, property litigation, regulatory, residential, development and commercial property law.
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Thanks to your efforts we are enjoying seeing new houses being built on the Estate, the Treehouses coming in to their own with surprisingly high occupancy, new farm tenants and many other exciting developments for the year ahead.
A huge thank you for all your help and guidance along the way and for being so easy to speak to and seek advice from, it’s made the whole process a lot less stressful.
Evie Toombes, Paralympic showjumper
It has been a huge pleasure to be guided through the process of our farm sale by such a fantastic team – we’ve been so lucky to be in your safe hands. Very many thanks for all your help, encouragement and support, and for being the best at what you do.
Thank you for the most excellent service Moore Barlow gave us with this transaction.
It has been a huge pleasure to be guided through the process of [our farm] sale by such a fantastic team – we’ve been so lucky to be in your safe hands. Very many thanks for all your help, encouragement and support, and for being the best at what you do.
Moore Barlow advises both purchasers and sellers on the conveyancing of rural and agricultural land. It is additionally experienced in tenancies, sporting licences and farming partnership matters. The department’s clients include landed estates and farming businesses. It handles the administration of estates for rural clients and also houses expertise in tax and succession planning.
Chambers & Partners
This is a medium/large firm, but treats clients in a personal, non-corporate manner that the clients like and allows trust in the legal advice to grow. The quality of the legal work and document drafting is excellent. Their knowledge of the agricultural and rural world is also excellent as is their knowledge of the tax implications of the transactions/documents they are involved with.
Moore Barlow’s rural services team represents its clients on inheritance and trusts, the structuring of family businesses, tenancies, and issues relating to the Agricultural Holdings Act. The team works with landed estates, farmers, private landowners and equestrian businesses.