Maximising agricultural and business property relief

farmer using a tractor to plow a field

We acted for executors following the death of the farmer and worked alongside property valuers in claiming and negotiating agricultural and business property reliefs with the Inland Revenue. This maximised the value of the farmer’s estate, which was to pass onto the family. As a result the farmhouse and farmland was distributed between the various… Read more »

Distribution of a farmhouse and land following a death

country house with hay bails in front of it

We advised the family of a farmer on how to distribute the farmhouse and land so that everyone had an equal share following his death. A Will had been made but not updated in many years and it didn’t reflect the family’s requirements when the farmer died. We were able to help re-arrange the estate… Read more »

Agricultural Wills & Succession Planning

A Will is probably one of the most important documents you will ever sign. If you are a business owner or a farmer, having the right Will in place will make it easier for your family to deal with the farm when you are no longer around. Our agricultural solicitors can help you plan for the future… Read more »

Condemnation of unfit food. Is a court order required?

Signing Document

We are currently acting for the Association of Independent Meat Suppliers (AIMS) and a red meat slaughterhouse in an appeal to the Court of Appeal in a case concerning the application of section 9 of the Food Safety Act 1990. Section 9 sets out that where an authorised officer forms the opinion that food is… Read more »

Agricultural Property Relief

tractor plowing a field

Agricultural property relief is the relief from tax when a farm or other agricultural assets are either given away or are inherited following a death. If your agricultural assets and business meet the relevant criteria and qualify for agricultural property relief, it could benefit your family at a time when they need it most. When… Read more »

Justine Clowes

Justine Clowes, Partner at SAS Daniels LLP

I am Business Owner, Joint Head of Macclesfield Office, Head of Private Client and Partner. I specialise in wills and wealth planning, powers of attorney and court of protection legal matters, with a strong focus on working with people who lack mental capacity and their families. I have a special interest in legal services that benefit… Read more »