This half day course provides delegates with an understanding of the basics of agricultural law and the basics of the Agricultural Holdings Act 1986 and the Agricultural Tenancies Act 1995. It also looks at some of the pitfalls which may occur in practice and how they may impact on drafting This course will also include: Sources of law and useful information Identifying the nature of the tenancy- 1986 Act protection, Farm Business Tenancy Notices to Quit and the payment of compensation Agricultural workers and the Rent (Agriculture Act) 1976 An introduction to the Single Payment Scheme
It is intended for those who are new to agricultural law or who may deal with it only in connection with development or commercial use of agricultural land. It will be a refresher for the more experienced agricultural practitioner
is a barrister and CEDR-accredited mediator at 18 St John Street Chambers, Manchester, where he advises and acts in agricultural matters and disputes of all kinds. He is a Fellow of the Agricultural Law Association, and winner of its 2009 Chairmans Trophy. He is also a Deputy District Judge (Civil) and a lawyer-chairman of the Residential Property Tribunal (Wales).