Agricultural tenancies.

We can help you with the different aspects of agricultural tenancy matters, from advising on existing agreements through to drafting new long term farm business tenancies.

We can help you with:

Farm Business Tenancies

  • Drafting new farm business tenancies
  • Advising on existing farm business tenancies in relation to occupation rights and compensation claims
  • Advising on the Single Farm Payment Scheme in the context of farm business tenancies
  • The interaction between farm business tenancies and non-agricultural business tenancies (governed by the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954)
  • Alternative arrangements including share farming and contracting agreements, profit of pasturage agreements and grazing licences

Agricultural Holdings Act Tenancies

  • Existing tenancy agreements
  • Issues surrounding termination of tenancies including notices to quit
  • Advising on succession issues for both landlords and tenants
  • Estate reorganisation