Buying and selling
Farms and estates
Whether you are a tenth-generation landowner or a buyer finally realizing your dream of owning a country home, your property will be unique and will have certain requirements depending on how you wish to use it.
We act for over 130 landed estates across England and Wales, and we understand what makes these properties special to you. Ranging from historic landowners to successful individuals from around the world, we understand the breadth and depth of admin that modern landed estates need.
Succession through the generations
The modern landed estate has a myriad of challenges when it comes to trusts and succession, where claims can sometimes have a devastating effect on the estate and family. No matter the size of the estate, the challenges presented are often the same. Our expertise lies in the ability to apply our experience and know how to manage diverse family situations, identifying issues at an early stage with the objective of creating outcomes that work for everyone.
A number of our clients are resident or domiciled abroad or have married spouses from overseas, and we are able to advise you on trusts and cross-border planning to ensure everything is in place for future generations.
All the advice you require
When undergoing a rural property transaction, the reassurance of being able to call on advisors with experience in all aspects of rural property transactions is vital for our clients, and imperative for a transaction to take place quickly.
Whether you require solutions on VAT, commercial operations, health and safety or stamp duty land tax, we have the expertise to meet all requirements of a landed estate in the 21st century.
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