Whether you are a farmer, a landowner, a tenant or an investor, the law can have a bearing on many aspects of your personal and professional life, including property, land, assets, employment, taxes, contracts and even family issues.
Based in Lincoln and York, our services originate in the country’s agricultural heartland, giving us a strong understanding of many of the challenges faced by the industry. Our agricultural solicitors apply this knowledge to the solutions we offer our clients nationwide.
We pride ourselves on the strong relationships we forge with our clients and their professional team, taking time to understand their priorities, successes, frustrations and aspirations. We then provide sound legal advice to protect their financial, business and personal interests, both now and for the future.
Observers say: "Langleys are good communicators, act quickly when asked to deal with issues and give sound advice."
Chambers and Partners, 2019
They are very informative and helpful in grey areas of agriculture matters.
Chambers & Partners, 2016
Prominent regional practice advising widely on agricultural property matters. Experienced advising on issues relating quarries and mineral extraction. Also active in renewable energy schemes including wind turbines, solar arrays and anaerobic digesters for both landowners and developers.
Chambers & Partners, 2016
Langleys Solicitors LLP acted for York Potash on a proposed mineral transport system and establishing a new potash mine. Andrew Fearn leads the team, and David Wood, who specialises in succession and tax planning, is also recommended.
Legal 500, 2015
The agriculture sector is constantly evolving and facing new challenges. Our team of knowledgeable solicitors are well placed to advise on a diverse range of matters affecting farmers, landowners, landed estates, tenants and rural business owners.
Our agriculture and rural affairs team have wide reaching experience in handling matters ranging from land sales and purchases, tenancies and licences all of the way through to disputes, contracts and renewables projects.
We understand that with agricultural businesses lines are blurred and matters often extend beyond the business into the wider family. Our team has the breadth and depth of knowledge and expertise required to advise on succession planning, inheritance tax and other tax planning, wills and estate planning thereby ensuring that your interests and assets are protected and the future of your business, farm and family is assured.
Our established team, based in Lincoln and York, offer genuine expertise and specialism and are experienced in a range of complex matters that arise in cases involving farms, land and agricultural businesses and families.
The team has built a strong reputation in the legal and agriculture industries for sound and pragmatic advice. As part of the wider team at Langleys, the Agricultural Law team are able to draw on expertise from specialist solicitors from the employment, commercial and private law teams, whilst always maintaining that single point of contact. This enables all of your needs to be covered across the board regardless of how unique your circumstances and requirements might be.
Whatever your future needs are you can rest assured that, our team are here taking a genuine interest and making sure that you have all of the information and advice that you need to make the necessary decisions moving forwards. As with all family businesses, it’s vital that not only are your business interests looked after but also your personal ones too. Our wills, trusts and inheritance tax team offer advice to maximise and protect your assets, now and for future generations.