Agricultural Tenancies

If you rent or lease agricultural land or property you’ll know the value of having thorough, watertight agreements in place. Since the Agricultural Tenancies Act1995, these have usually taken the form of a Farm Business Tenancy, prior to this would be more traditional tenancies under the Agricultural Holdings Act 1986.

But there are many variations pertaining to different land uses, grazing and mowing licences and other special circumstances. We’re experienced at helping with technical and practical advice pertaining to agreements, tailored to meet your individual situation.

We’d be delighted to discuss it with you – just email us here or contract one of our local offices in Swansea, Carmarthen and Tenby.

Our areas of expertise are as follows:

  • Agricultural Tenancies Act, 1995

  • Farm Business Tenancy

  • Agricultural Holdings Act 1986

  • Grazing licences

  • Leases

  • Succession

  • Arbitration

  • End of Tenancy

  • Rent Review

  • Dilapidation Claims

  • Records of Condition

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What our clients say:

Rees Richards & Partners are a trusted and hugely valued partner to NFU Cymru, providing professional and specialist advice to our members on land and tenancy issues. They are a key member of our Rural Surveyor Service and provide our members with direct access to a team of land agents and valuers who provide first class and tailored advice to help support our members’ farm businesses. We greatly value the service they offer and have no hesitation in referring & commending Rees Richards & Partners to our membership as one of our Rural Surveyor Panel Firms.

NFU Cymru

Gwasanaeth personol o safon drwy gyfrwng y Gymraeg gan gwmni sy’n gwrchod ein buddiannau.

Mr Davies, Llandybie, Carmarthenshire

Get in touch

Useful contacts

Ian Howell
Matthew Lloyd
Matthew Lloyd MRICS MNAEA
Christine Davies
Christine Davies MRICS FAAV
Associate Partner