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Solicitors in Chester and Liverpool
Agriculture and Landed Estates

DTM Legal has a wealth of experience across all farming and agricultural matters and our experts provide a full legal service for farming and estates clients.

Agricultural services draw upon a myriad of expertise which is why the team at DTM Legal are the right choice as your trusted partner. Thanks to a wide range of legal services within the firm and our experience within the agricultural sector we can offer comprehensive and tailored solutions to meet the intricate needs of farmers and landowners. Agricultural Law is a multifaceted field that demands a nuanced understanding of issues, our team’s wealth of experience extends beyond mere legal expertise; it encompasses a deep understanding of the day-to-day challenges faced by those in the agricultural sector. This first-hand knowledge, coupled with our commitment to staying abreast of the latest legislative changes, positions us to be your reliable partner.


Agricultural Legal Services

Our knowledge and highly effective team includes specialists in:

  • Security of tenure of agricultural tenants, including notices to quit and succession
  • Rent reviews
  • Sporting Rights
  • Breach of covenant
  • Forfeiture
  • Mortgages, charges and charging orders
  • Proprietary estoppel claims
  • Agricultural partnerships and their dissolution
  • Trusts of land
  • Boundary disputes
  • Restrictive covenants and rights of way
  • Overage
  • Promotion agreements
  • Easements and profits
  • Professional negligence
  • Sales and purchase and development
  • Succession planning
  • Farming Divorces
  • Agricultural  and Farming Disputes 

Whether you need legal advice on a professional or a personal level, you can rest assured our team has first hand knowledge of the day-day issues faced by landowner and farmers today, including an up-to-date understanding of the frequently changing legislation.

With activities in the countryside becoming increasingly diverse and regulated, we are well equipped to deal with the many factors that affect those who live and work on the land. We’ve advised several generations of farmers and landowners on many issues, from sales and purchases of agricultural land and property, to agricultural tenancies, tax planning, tribunal and arbitrations and general rural property issues.

Looking for advice? Contact us

Agriculture Team

What our clients say

  • “I work alongside Paul for a number of Fisher German’s landed estate clients based in Cheshire and the North West. Paul is reliable, consistent and extremely knowledgeable. We know when working with Paul that we will receive prompt and thorough advice and I would have no hesitation recommending his services or those of DTM Legal. ”

    Julian Mellis Fisher German

  • “As a Chartered Surveyor and Agricultural Valuer, Rostons work with a variety of Solicitors on many different land and property matters. Helen’s professionalism is exemplary, her attention to detail first class and her ability to work as part of a team and communicate effectively with clients and other professionals is second to none. My team often breathe a sigh of relief when they realise Helen is involved in the property transaction for our clients. ”

    Tony Rimmer, Rostons, Chartered Surveyors & Agricultural Valuers

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