Agriculture & Rural Affairs Barristers

Trinity Chambers has brought together senior and experienced barristers who cover all aspects of Agricultural law and Rural matters, such as Farm Business and Agricultural Holdings Act tenancies, land disputes, agricultural partnerships, commercial disputes. Providing specialist legal advice and representation at Tribunal, Arbitration, Mediation and Court.

Barristers in the Group, together with other members of Chambers also deal with a wide range of areas connected with agriculture and rural affairs, including wills, probate and succession issues, employment law, divorce and matrimonial finance, as well as regulatory matters such as health and safety, licensing and environmental prosecutions.

Areas of expertise include:

  • Whether an AHA tenancy exists
  • Security of tenure
  • Succession rights on retirement or death
  • Terms & covenants of the tenancy agreement & their breaches
  • Rent & rent review
  • Forfeiture
  • Notices to quit
  • Rights on end of tenancy

  • Formation of the farm business
  • Tenancy terms & covenants & their breaches
  • Forfeiture
  • Rent & rent review
  • Repairs
  • Termination of the tenancy
  • Compensation for improvements

  • Boundary disputes
  • Public & private rights of way
  • Easements
  • Rights of common & profits a prendre
  • Adverse Possession
  • Water & drainage rights
  • Planning permission, enforcement & permitted development rights
  • Town or Village Greens
  • Restrictive covenants
  • Manorial rights
  • Water & reservoirs
  • Grazing & other such agreements
  • Forestry & the Countryside
  • Overage
  • Trusts of Land
  • Proprietary estoppel claims
  • Agricultural property relief
  • Drainage issues
  • Hunting & shooting rights


  • Agreements
  • Breach of terms
  • Death of partner
  • Partnership assets
  • Disputes between partnership & third parties

  • Contractual disputes
  • Construction
  • Professional negligence
  • Service agreements
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