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  • If you’re a farmer or landowner, our department of specialist agricultural lawyers can help with all aspects of law affecting agricultural businesses and rural landholdings. Over the years, we’ve worked with countless farmers and landowners across Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, East Yorkshire and throughout the UK.

    NFU Legal Panel 2015

    Our appointment and subsequent reappointment as NFU Legal Panel for the East Midlands reflects our experience in specialist agricultural cases, as well as non-farming areas such as diversification, tax planning, probate, family law and conveyancing.

    Over the years our multi-disciplined lawyers have helped farmers and landowners with cases ranging from small, everyday formalities to large, serious cases affecting farm businesses and rural landholdings. Whatever you need, rest assured that we’re here for you and ready to get started. 

    If you need help and advice regarding business law in the agricultural sector, look no further. Our team of agricultural law experts can provide advice on a wide range of agricultural matters, including:

    • Sale, purchases and tenancies
    • Land registrations
    • Contracts
    • Diversification opportunities
    • EU and subsidy matters
    • Wayleaves and easements
    • Options
    • Tenancy disputes
    • Arbitrations
    • Planning law
    • General business and partnership matters including tax planning
    • Regulatory issues
    • Renewables
    • Succession and estate planning

    "'First port of call' Wilkin Chapman LLP handles the sale and restructuring of large farms and agricultural holdings. The team 'benefits enormously' from Philip Day's..."

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    'First port of call' Wilkin Chapman LLP handles the sale and restructuring of large farms and agricultural holdings. The team 'benefits enormously' from Philip Day's involvement. Catherine Harris has a 'straightforward and sensible approach' and James Lloyd is highly intelligent'.

    Legal 500, 2013

    "NFU panel member, Wilkin Chapman LLP, handles land purchases and sales, alongside complex matters such as diversification and agricultural tenancy arbitration"

    NFU panel member, Wilkin Chapman LLP, handles land purchases and sales, alongside complex matters such as diversification and agricultural tenancy arbitration

    Legal 500, 2012

    "A strong, ambitious and growing team which can be trusted.""

    A strong, ambitious and growing team which can be trusted."

    Client quote from Chambers, 2016

    "The firm maintains a good reputation in agricultural transactions."

    The firm maintains a good reputation in agricultural transactions.

    Client quote from Chambers, 2016

    "Having dealt with other solicitors in Lincolnshire I am very impressed with the speed of communication and efficiency of Wilkin Chapman"

    Having dealt with other solicitors in Lincolnshire I am very impressed with the speed of communication and efficiency of Wilkin Chapman

    Client M
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    Catherine Harris

    Catherine Harris

    Partner and Head of Agriculture
    01522 515929
    Andrew Holt

    Andrew Holt

    Partner and Head of Litigation and Regulatory & Crime
    01522 515940
    Judy Lankester

    Judy Lankester

    Senior Solicitor
    01482 398384
    Sophie Barwood

    Sophie Barwood

    Solicitor
    01507 606161
    Sarah Parker

    Sarah Parker

    Solicitor
    01482 398398
    Philip Day

    Philip Day

    Consultant
    01507 350162
    Tom Martin

    Tom Martin

    Trainee Solicitor
    01522 512345
    Elena Metawea

    Elena Metawea

    Trainee Solicitor
    01507 606161
    Kirsty Crowson

    Kirsty Crowson

    Trainee Legal Executive
    01522 515988

    Amy Murphy

    Paralegal
    01482 398398
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    Agriculture Law

    "'First port of call' Wilkin Chapman LLP handles the sale and restructuring of large farms and agricultural holdings. The team 'benefits enormously' from Philip Day's..."

    Read more

    'First port of call' Wilkin Chapman LLP handles the sale and restructuring of large farms and agricultural holdings. The team 'benefits enormously' from Philip Day's involvement. Catherine Harris has a 'straightforward and sensible approach' and James Lloyd is highly intelligent'.

    Legal 500, 2013

    "NFU panel member, Wilkin Chapman LLP, handles land purchases and sales, alongside complex matters such as diversification and agricultural tenancy arbitration"

    NFU panel member, Wilkin Chapman LLP, handles land purchases and sales, alongside complex matters such as diversification and agricultural tenancy arbitration

    Legal 500, 2012

    "A strong, ambitious and growing team which can be trusted.""

    A strong, ambitious and growing team which can be trusted."

    Client quote from Chambers, 2016

    "The firm maintains a good reputation in agricultural transactions."

    The firm maintains a good reputation in agricultural transactions.

    Client quote from Chambers, 2016

    "Having dealt with other solicitors in Lincolnshire I am very impressed with the speed of communication and efficiency of Wilkin Chapman"

    Having dealt with other solicitors in Lincolnshire I am very impressed with the speed of communication and efficiency of Wilkin Chapman

    Client M
    Latest Blog Posts
  • "'First port of call' Wilkin Chapman LLP handles the sale and restructuring of large farms and agricultural holdings. The team 'benefits enormously' from Philip Day's..."

    Read more

    'First port of call' Wilkin Chapman LLP handles the sale and restructuring of large farms and agricultural holdings. The team 'benefits enormously' from Philip Day's involvement. Catherine Harris has a 'straightforward and sensible approach' and James Lloyd is highly intelligent'.

    Legal 500, 2013

    "NFU panel member, Wilkin Chapman LLP, handles land purchases and sales, alongside complex matters such as diversification and agricultural tenancy arbitration"

    NFU panel member, Wilkin Chapman LLP, handles land purchases and sales, alongside complex matters such as diversification and agricultural tenancy arbitration

    Legal 500, 2012

    "A strong, ambitious and growing team which can be trusted.""

    A strong, ambitious and growing team which can be trusted."

    Client quote from Chambers, 2016

    "The firm maintains a good reputation in agricultural transactions."

    The firm maintains a good reputation in agricultural transactions.

    Client quote from Chambers, 2016

    "Having dealt with other solicitors in Lincolnshire I am very impressed with the speed of communication and efficiency of Wilkin Chapman"

    Having dealt with other solicitors in Lincolnshire I am very impressed with the speed of communication and efficiency of Wilkin Chapman

    Client M
    Latest Blog Posts