Our blog provides you with updates and points of view on different aspects of law that can affect individuals and businesses.

Posts are written by some of our partners, senior solicitors and solicitors.

To frack, or not to frack? That is the question.

06 December 2019

Wilkin Chapman Partner James Lloyd, who is highly knowledgeable within the agricultural sector, looks at this controversial practice and its impact upon landowners.

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When the heat is on or the clouds open: how can the rural sector respond to our changing climate?

04 September 2019

Differing weather patterns are changing the shape of our agricultural landscape. As the climate becomes more volatile, the way in which the sector manages, and plans, becomes more complex and water is an essential ingredient within that mix.

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Agricultural Tenancy Law changes: if you want your say, act now!

24 July 2019

July 2 sees the end of public consultation on planned changes which, if implemented, will signal a reform of the present agricultural tenancy law.

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Just what does the next century of farming really look like?

01 July 2019

Urban vegetable towers, cows in nappies and robots as a regular feature in our rural fields – these were just some of an eclectic mix of ideas and visions of Lincolnshire and East Yorkshire’s faming future.

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Defra takes control and supports the rural community as new pest control licences are issued - but what are they and where do you stand?

14 June 2019

After two months, during which time more than 4,000 comments were received, Defra has today issued three new pest control licences – allowing the shooting of species deemed to be a real hazard to rural life.

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