Agricultural & Rural Business

Comprehensive service to commercial and private clients both nationally and locally

Davies and Partners Solicitors has always had a strong track record for dealing efficiently and effectively with rural property and business matters. We are proud to have the reputation as specialists in this field. Whether you are buying, selling or renting land, a farm, an estate, an equestrian business, a country house or if you have a dispute, we are here to assist you.

We have been providing a comprehensive legal service to commercial and private clients both nationally and locally for thirty years.  We have a team of experienced lawyers in place to provide the advice and support to help you make the right decision.

We are able to discuss issues, provide solutions in a supportive and a collaborative environment in conjuncture with clients’ other trusted advisors.

Our specialist lawyers are experienced in equine matters and appreciate the challenges our clients face. As a team, we work together across various disciplines of law to offer our clients in-depth legal advice and commercial know-how.

We can assist with employment contracts, livery agreements, tenancy matters, property matters and disputes.

We work with equine businesses, individual owners, livery yards, stables, landlords and farmers to provide a full spectrum of advice and support tailored to meet your specific needs.

With a specialist planning department lead by Jude Rodrigues, we can advise rural clients on a wide range of relevant planning and highways issues.

Issues such as entering into a Section 106 agreement or its variations; breaches of planning or conditions; removal of agricultural ties; certificates of lawful existing use or conversion of redundant buildings; checking the Grade 11 listing of works carried out to a property or rights of way or highways matters. We have a team of lawyers that can provide practical advice on all aspects of the planning process to meet your individual circumstances and needs.

We appreciate that from time to time disputes do arise. When things do go wrong, we are able to offer the support of a dedicated disputes teams at Davies and Partners Solicitors to assist you in resolving difficult and sensitive situations.

We have a specialist property disputes team who can advise on notices to quit, deal with possession proceedings, boundary disputes, injunctions and enforcement of covenants.

For equine disputes we have specialist litigators who can advise on sale and purchase disputes, deal with disputes over misrepresentation and provide effective resolutions including litigation support.

We have specialist litigators who are experienced in dealing with a wide range of disputes which arise in rural locations. If you have a dispute, we are on hand to work with you to achieve the best result possible in often very trying circumstances.

We have been advising landowners and developers for over thirty years on the intricacies of developing land. Our experience and expertise has created one of the most widely respected teams in the industry.

When developing land, it is often the fine detail which makes the difference between success and failure. At Davies and Partners Solicitors we have specialists who can utilise a vast wealth of experience in development deals. Their aim is to maximise the value and minimise the delay.   

So, if you would like to know if a promotion agreement or an option is best for your circumstances, contact us to discuss. We would like to be involved as early on as possible in the process so that we can discuss tax planning and ensure the heads of terms are the most suitable for your circumstances.

The energy sector is a rapidly developing and complex area of law. Projects can vary hugely and often involve specific requirements and strict deadlines.

At Davies and Partners Solicitors, we have specialist knowledge of the energy sector. We are able to advise both landowners and developers involved in agriculture, planning, commercial property and utilities.

Our team work together to provide a comprehensive and bespoke service, assisting clients on schemes from start to finish, whether it is gas fired power, wind, battery storage, solar, or a combination of different energy supplies.

If you are an individual or business looking to rent or lease land or buildings for agricultural and equine purposes, we can provide you with comprehensive advice and assistance. We offer tailor-made practical advice to meet your objectives and understand that “one size does not fit all.”

We can explain the different types of agreement available and draft the one applicable to your particular circumstances whilst making the process as straightforward as possible.

We explain the obligations contained in the agreements so that clients fully understand the nature and extent of the commitment they are entering into from the start.

We have an experienced team who can assist farming businesses as we understand the pressure clients face. We can provide clear straight forward advice on partnership and shareholders agreements, retirement or bringing new partners into the business.

Family succession is often key to the viable long-term sustainability of the business.  Our team consists of specialists who can provide practical advice and draft the framework of documents in order to allow the strategic changes to the business to occur.

Many family partnerships have no written agreement in place or any shareholder agreement. This can lead to expensive disputes.  Often this can be avoided by planning ahead and having the right structure and documents in place to allow the business to continue to operate effectively and efficiently.

With a fully serviced commercial department lead by Duncan Murray, we are ideally placed to provide specific advice to rural businesses. If you are buying or selling a business, or looking to refinance, we can provide specialist support.

If you are looking to rent or lease land, or buildings for agricultural and equine purposes, we can provide comprehensive advice and assistance. Whether you are a business or individual, we offer tailor-made practical advice to meet your individual objectives. 

Our team can explain the different types of agreements available and draft the one applicable to your particular circumstances, in a simple and straightforward process.

We explain the obligations contained in the agreements so that our clients fully understand the nature and extent of the commitment they are entering from the start.

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