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...
Partnerships & Company Advice
Advice concerning the legal structure of your business is often very closely linked to issues such as business financing, tax planning, control and succession.
Experience of all types of farming business
We are experienced in advising all types of agricultural business, including partnerships and limited companies, traditional family businesses and companies with complex subsidiary structures.
Specific issues where we can help include:
- Changes to existing company or partnership structures
- Creation of new limited companies or subsidiaries
- Advice concerning directors’, partners’ & trustees’ responsibilities
- Regulatory & statutory compliance
- Advice concerning agreements, contracts and Intellectual property rights
Our expertise in advising on agricultural matters is recognised by Legal 500, which independently assesses the reputation and quality of legal advice of leading UK law firms and describes our agricultural team as being 'geographically well spread to serve the agriculture and estates sector. Their knowledge and passion for the sector is clearly evident.’
Our agricultural lawyers can arrange meetings at any of our local offices in York and across Yorkshire, so simply contact your nearest Harrowells office in York, St Saviourgate, Clifton Moor, Easingwold, Haxby, Pocklington, Malton, and Thirsk.