Andrew, a consultant with the firm, has a wealth of experience in advising high net worth clients, farmers and landowners.
He is a solicitor, having qualified in 1976 after attaining a law degree at Liverpool University. He has worked in the private client sector for most of his career and is skilled in the preparation of wills, inheritance tax planning and the administration of estates.
He also deals with agricultural property issues especially tenancies held under the Agricultural Holdings Act 1986.
As well as being a solicitor, Andrew is a qualified Civil/Commercial Mediator.
“Andrew Fearn acts as a consultant in the firm's agriculture team, and is known for his experience in the field. An interviewee notes that "he is very straightforward and looks for practical solutions to complex problems." ”
Chambers and Partners, 2019 | Senior Statesperson | Agriculture and Rural Affairs
“Andrew Fearn assists the team and advises clients on agricultural property matters such as tenancy issues and renewable energy projects. A source notes: 'I think he is a very good lawyer. He is Mr Agriculture, very approachable and knowledgeable.'”
“Andrew Fearn lends his experience in agricultural property and business structuring to landed estates. Market observers say he 'manages difficult clients and solicitors very cleverly and flexibly.' One client says he is rarely matched as an agricultural adviser'.”