has mediated disputes involving the following
Business tenancies within agricultural
Partnership and family disputes
in farm businesses.
Surrender and creation of new
Negotiations between agricultural
tenants and trustees
of freehold estate.
Damage to farm buildings and equipment
and associated isurance settlements.
Boundary disputes and rights of
Recent examples include:
• Claims and counterclaims in respect of cow hire, farming services and milk supply agreements following failure and termination of joint enterprise between farmers, landowners and cheese makers in dairy industry.
• Claim against public authority and charitable body neighbours for nuisance and negligent land-management leading to losses of dairy herd allegedly caused by stagnant water accumulating on the claimantís land.
• Various claims under the Groceries Supply Code of Practice by a grower against the Retailer following alleged demands for retrospective payments and payments for new volume and threats to de-list.
• Dispute between Executors regarding deceasedís share in a farming and haulage partnership with his brother, involving 200 acres.