Agriculture Solicitor

We are currently working with a well regarded law firm looking to recruit a full time Solicitor at their Malton office with specialist agricultural knowledge who can advise clients in relation to the full spectrum of agricultural work including:

- Advising landlords and tenants on the grant/renewal of Farm Business Tenancies, Agricultural Holdings Act Tenancies and Grazing Licences.
- Advising sellers and purchasers in relation to the purchase disposal of agricultural properties and/or businesses.
- Separate representation for lenders in relation to establishing security for funding requests.
- Advising clients in a range of development agreements, such as option agreements, easements and clawback agreements.
- Any ad hoc and ancillary matter relating to agricultural property

- Raising appropriate enquiries and considering documentation.
- Drafting correspondence and documentation.
- Dealing with agents, solicitors, clients and other individuals in the transaction.
- Ensuring the transaction runs as smoothly and quickly as appropriate for the situation.
- Legal research where required.

The candidate will need outstanding communication skills in order to build on business, and sustain strong relationships with clients and colleagues.

The candidate would also need to have the experience required to be easily marketable to agricultural agents, lenders and clients alike.

The successful candidate will be rewarded with:

- A competitive salary
- Bonus Scheme
- Holiday allowance
- Sickness allowance
- Workplace Pension Scheme
- Annual team building events
- Organised social activities

How to apply
For more information about this role and to apply, please contact Rhian Thompson at Clayton Legal or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to

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  • Location: York,England
  • Salary: Salary dependent on experience
  • Type: Permanent
  • Recruiter: Clayton legal
  • Posted: 14-Jul-2023
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