Patrick advises a range of private and institutional landowners on matters relating to the management of their rural property holdings, including sales and acquisitions, landlord and tenant issues, and the grant of rights.
Patrick advises his clients on all elements of their rural property portfolios. He acts on a wide variety of acquisitions and disposals of agricultural, commercial and residential property, including development sites. Recently, he has acted on the acquisition of approximately 1500 acres of land in the South-West, together with the simultaneous sale of approximately half, and a sale of a mixed, residential, commercial and agricultural estate in the South of England.
Patrick has a wide experience of dealing with agricultural tenancies (both Farm Business Tenancies and Agricultural Holdings Act Tenancies) and all of the issues they entail. He has also has experience in dealing with commercial lettings (including complex lease re-organisations) and also advises on a variety of landlord and tenant issues, particularly those with an agricultural flavour. Patrick has been instructed on a number of first registrations. Other work includes the grant of easements, sporting rights, variations of restrictive covenants and matters relating to minerals.