Rural and Agricultural Property
“I have always found them highly skilled at handling large-scale transactions for high net worth individuals and landed estates, bringing together the necessary skills where needed”
Chambers HNW 2021
Our personable partner-led team will work with you to understand your strategic aims bringing fresh innovative thinking and commercial solutions to achieve you goals.
Our clients include individuals, companies, families, trusts, landowners, investors and developers.
The acquisition of rural land and properties is rarely straightforward and presents its own unique challenges. The law can be complex including land tenure, consideration of rights and tax legislation, as well as environmental considerations. Whether you are looking at rural property as a business, an investment or a home, our specialist team has the knowledge and expertise to support you in your venture.
- Investment in farming and agricultural land and operations
- Country home purchase
- Acquisition of estates with sporting, agricultural and commercial operations
- Minerals, renewable energy and other diversification projects
- Portfolio diversification
- Planning agreements
- Overage agreements
- Construction advice
- Rural land and estates property portfolio management advice
- Bespoke property tax advice
“They are very good at seeing through complications and coming up with practical solutions”
Chambers HNW 2021
“The team fully understands the nuances of agricultural and rural estate property, which is vital in advising clients and enabling transactions to take place. Few firms now who have this capability and Boodle Hatfield stands out as one ”
Legal 500 2021
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