Thomas Kirkman

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Thomas Kirkman

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Career

Tom trained at Taylor Vinters LLP qualifying in 2010. He joined Farrers in January 2014.

Education

University College, Durham University (BA Hons) St Edmunds College, Cambridge University (MA) Nottingham Law School (LPC)

Memberships

Member of the Country, Land and Business Association, and Member of the Agricultural Law Association

Having worked with Tom on many transactions I have always found him to be on the ball, with quick speed of response and a pragmatic approach to issues that arise.

Michael Fiddes, Head of Agency, Strutt & Parker

Tom advises landowners on a wide range of property matters, with a focus on agricultural issues. 

Tom's experience include farm sales and purchases; acting for clients including Landed Estates, Charities, Educational Institutions, and both Investors and Commercial Farmers. He has advised on tenanted land issues including Agricultural Holdings Act 1986 succession, and modern Farm Business Tenancies. Tom also provides advice on Landlord and Tenant issues, including residential tenancies, commercial leases and the grant of rights.

Examples of recent work include

• Acting on a multi-million pound purchase of a mixed estate for a private client;
• Advising a family on a new mineral lease to a national quarry operator;
• Acting on a sale of a substantial Commercial arable farm and stud.