It is a well-known ‘fact’ that farmers never retire; there is always far too much to do to have that luxury. Many farmers we deal with are keen to pass the farm and business on to whichever member of the family is most willing, whilst keeping...
The often close links between family and business ownership means that disputes, when they arise, can be complex and serious.
Approach tailored to your situation
We have considerable experience of advising on both partnership and company disputes within the agricultural sector. We can adapt our approach to each case depending on the specific situation and whether or not you need to minimise potential disruption to the business or wider family relationships.
In particular, we can advise on:
- Family disputes over the business – for example issues concerning control, finances, ownership or succession plans
- Who is due what? Clarification of the legal position at the outset of a potential dispute
- Company disputes – including shareholder disputes