Farming and Horticultural Services

As a firm based in the rich agricultural landscape of south west Lancashire which supports many farmers and horticulturalists, we understand the issues and concerns of the sector better than many others.  Mark Robinson, who heads up our farming and agriculture team, has a farming background with his family having farmed locally for hundreds of years giving him first hand knowledge of farming and rural communities and the challenges they face.

We recognise that our farming clients count on us to understand the issues and to provide commercially relevant legal solutions.  We work closely with our clients to understand and support their business, we share their passion for farming and recognise its importance.

We provide knowledge and expertise from a group of solicitors to protect and support your business and preserve its unique character.

Our range of legal services for farmers, horticulturalists and land owners includes:-

  • Farm and land sales and purchases
  • Farm Business Tenancies
  • Farm cottage tenancies
  • Business structures – limited companies, partnerships and joint ventures
  • Contract farming
  • Environmental and regulatory issues
  • Access to land including rights of way, commons and village greens
  • Covenants and easements affecting land
  • Boundary disputes
  • Inheritance tax and estate planning
  • Sporting rights
  • Mobile phone masts
  • Livery and grazing agreements

We recognise that farmers are busy people who work long hours.  Appointments can be made for us to come and see you if it is more convenient.  Contact Hodge Halsall farming Solicitors now on 01704 531991 or email