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...
Paul Burkinshaw is a dispute resolution solicitor and partner specialising in property, land and construction litigation whose focused and steely approach makes him a formidable advocate for his clients.
Before joining Harrowells, Paul gained extensive experience with national and regional commercial practices in Leeds. In addition to his work with construction and property companies, Paul also specialises in providing dispute resolution services to the agricultural sector, including family-owned farms as well as larger commercial concerns and landowners.
Paul takes a particular interest in some of the economic and social issues affecting farming families, recently representing farmers in claims against financial advisers selling exploitative refinancing deals.