Rural Solicitors

If you’re a farmer or a land owner you need a lawyer who knows and understands the agricultural industry inside and out.

Birkett Long has a dedicated specialist team advising on all aspects of law relating to rural law, property and agri-business, so we can be on hand for any issues you might face.

Our rural team is informed and proactive; we understand the demands and requirements placed on those operating in the rural sector. As a client, you can expect us to have a thorough understanding of rural issues, and to provide seamless advice on all aspects of your business.

We also pride ourselves in being able to offer practical and commercial advice to:

  • landowners
  • farming businesses
  • institutions
  • others within the rural economy.

In addition, the skills and experience of our employment, commercial and environment & energy teams can be called upon to provide comprehensive advice to clients when required.

For a short, no obligation chat with a member of the team, call Caroline Dowding on 01206 217394.

The firm has a long term commitment to agriculture and is pleased to have acted for several generations of the same family as well as for new clients looking for specialist advice. Many of our solicitors are also Fellows of the Agricultural Law Association.

What our clients say

  • I should like to thank you, Mark, for all your help and professionalism in this matter. Most people are amazed we have been successful in actually obtaining all the money as there was a belief he would try to avoid payment. But we proved them wrong! Thank you also for keeping my costs to a minimum. It is much appreciated.
  • Matters are dealt with expediently and we are kept well informed. It's easy to discuss matters with the team, they are very approachable.
  • Birkett Long LLP’s team head David Wybar is praised for his ‘longstanding reputation, knowledge and expertise’, supported by recommended associate Mark Wrinch for land-related disputes.
  • You will be my go to guy on all things contentious! By just giving me an outline of the process and costs on the phone was a huge help. Thanks again! Strutt & Parker

Staff re-order for rural

  • Caroline Dowding
  • Emma Coke 
  • Mark Wrinch
  • Miles Coates
  • Katie Gibson-Green
  • Bruce Ballard
  • David Wybar
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