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Rose acts for a range of clients from religious, educational, and other charitable institutions to business and private landowners.

Rose is a senior associate in the rural team at Farrer and Co.

Rose's experience from being seconded to the firm's residential, secured lending and commercial property teams, facilitates a well-rounded approach to advice she provides, suited to the needs of clients with a mixed estate.

Rose advises clients on all elements of their property portfolios, acting on sales and purchases of rural estates as well as those with substantial commercial and residential holdings (such transactions often involving overage and / or financing), minerals options and leases, residential developments, renewable energy projects and lease matters.

Memberships & Accolades

Rose is a member of both the Agricultural Law Association and the Tenant Farmers Association. 

Work Highlights

Examples of Rose's recent work have been:
  • Acting for a landed estate in connection with the option to purchase land on the south coast for residential development;
  • Acting for a bank in connection with lending on a mixed-use estate comprised of over 500 acres of agricultural land and residential properties;
  • A review of a charity's property portfolio consisting of sixteen (some charged) sites in different areas of the country before subsequently transferring them to a corporate entity as part of an internal restructuring process. This project involved a number of different teams within the firm and Rose is therefore familiar with working with other specialists to achieve a client's objectives;
  • Acting for a school in connection with its merger with another;
  • Acting for an institutional charity in connection with the grant of a lease of a large quarry site in the north of England; and
  • Acting for a client in connection with a battery storage project.


Rose Gurney named the rising star in Agriculture and Estates (Legal 500 2023)

Exceptional attention to detail; specialists in the sector; great to work alongside Rose Gurney. (Legal 500 2022)

Rose Gurney has proven incredibly adept at handling large sales for one of our clients over the past two years. A real common sense approach with an excellent eye for detail. (Legal 500 2022)

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