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Retiring as a farmer

For most people in the UK, the question of whether you can retire comes down to working out when you can afford to stop working. However, for farming families the question ‘when should I retire?’ poses a unique and often complicated raft of questions. Firstly, it’s important to ascertain whether the farmer is actually ready […]

Barker Gotelee continues to grow Business Services team

Barker Gotelee is continuing the expansion of its business services offering with the appointment of solicitor Liz Gifford. Liz joins Barker Gotelee from a leading City law firm and will be working with partner and corporate law specialist, Clare Richards, providing corporate and commercial advice to a range of clients Liz’s previous experience in advising […]

Newsletter – Spring 2019

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Don’t ignore unlawful use of your land

The unlawful use of agricultural land by neighbours is a common sight in the countryside. Walk the boundaries of any field with neighbouring houses and you might see garden waste deposited over fences and gates giving access for dog walking. I have seen neighbours build bonfires, lay patios and erect washing lines, all without permission. […]