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SASKIA ARTHUIR

BOODLE HATFIELD

Few names are as prominent as Arthur’s in the world of prime-resi property law. ‘What clients want at this level, is punchy, short advice that gets to the point,’ as she has previously told Spear’s. ‘You still have to work… Read More

HENRY CECIL

BIRCHAM DYSON BELL

‘You could be speaking to Lord Grantham one day, and a tenant farmer ten minutes later. Both are as enjoyable to act for, and as challenging,’ Cecil has previously told Spear’s. The sailing and shooting enthusiast specialises in estate, farm… Read More

PENNY ELLIOTT

FORSTERS

A seasoned solicitor with more than 30 years of experience, Elliott acts for big-name landowners, overseas investors and institutional owners. Described by one peer at a rival firm as ‘a creative lawyer at the top of her game’, she is… Read More

DMUN FETHERSTON-DILKE

FARRER

The market may have been rattled, but it remains busy. Going forward, the fortunes of estate owners very much depends on the political landscape says Fetherston-Dilke: ‘The farming sector’s fortunes will depend on whether the subsidy regime is replaced with… Read More

BERTIE HOSKYNS-ABRAHALL

WITHERS

The landed estates co-head has extensive experience with the acquisition and sale of estates, country residences, farmland and grouse moors, for both portfolios and first-time buyers: ‘Taking the year as a whole we have transacted our greatest ever acreage —… Read More

ANDREW LANE

FORSTERS

Like some of his fellows in this Index, Lane learnt about Landed Estates by working with the land itself. He read land economy at Cambridge and qualified as a solicitor in 1993, after nine years as a farmer. ‘Andrew’s down-to-… Read More

THOMAS MORAN

CHARLES RUSSELL SPEECHLYS

A pre-eminent property lawyer, strategic counsel and a specialist in complicated planning and tax-efficient inbound investment structuring from overseas, Moran understands the key to his business: looking after a client’s tax needs, whether they are from the UK or abroad… Read More

SIMON PRING

FARRER & CO

Farrer’s estates and private property head is clear about what separates the great from the good: ‘A sense of humour,’ says the personable Pring. The Devon-born hunter and self-described country boy is one to know the landscape. Having focused almost… Read More

TRISTAN WARD

MACFARLANES

An expert in regulatory landscapes, it’s all about the real thing for Ward. He owns a 700-acre plot in Kent, which he farms and gardens in his spare time. ‘You feel that you learn things yourself, and that you’re also… Read More