Agriculture

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CONTACT INFO

Tel: 08444 933699
enquiries@bridgerandco.co.uk

WHAT CAN WE DO FOR YOU?

Bridger & Co’s team of agricultural specialists can assist with every aspect of your agricultural business and interests.

WHY SHOULD YOU CHOOSE US?

We understand the importance of keeping up with the rapidly changing regulatory environment, which is why we are proud to act for a wide range of agricultural clients.

 

YOUR AGRICULTURAL EXPERT

Bridger & Co have a team of agricultural experts with expertise advising farmers in a range of issues that arise within farming partnerships, including:

  • The death or retirement of a partner.

  • The admission of new partners.

  • Tax and succession planning.

  • Relationship breakdown and dissolution.

RECENT EXPERIENCES

  • Our team of experts advised the owners of a large agricultural estate with diversified enterprises, on the mitigation of inheritance tax through the creation of a farming partnership. This provides for a tax efficient succession strategy.

  • Acting for a partner wishing to realise his partnership share, where the written agreement provided that the partnership would endure for the joint lives of the partners. We advised upon the identification of the partnership assets, and the power of the court, to wind up the partnership on just and equitable grounds.

WHAT WE PROVIDE FOR YOU

  • Farm purchases, sales and diversification issues.

  • Purchase and sale of agricultural property at auction.

  • Agricultural tenancies and grazing agreements.

  • Rent reviews.

  • Succession and estate planning.

  • Development and over-age.

  • Renewables and the feed-in tariff.

  • Environmental stewardship schemes and cross compliance.

  • Secured lending and financing arrangements.

  • Basic Payment Scheme, Greening and cross compliance.

  • EU compliance.

  • HS2 and related issues.

  • Compulsory purchase issues.

  • Option agreements and overage.

  • Shooting, fishing and hunting agreements and land management agreements and disputes.

  • Easement and wayleaves.

  • Mines and minerals.

  • Manorial rights.

  • NELMS schemes.

Please kindly Contact Us to discuss how our specialist Agriculture team can help you.

 

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