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Partnership assets in farming

Don’t make promises you won’t keep – advice for farming families on succession planning

25th July 2019

Proprietary estoppel is a legal claim, which is sometimes argued in farming family disputes

Many farms in the UK rely on the next generation to work alongside family members on the verbal understanding that “One day, all this will be yours.” But what happens when verbal promises are broken? Stephanie Whitchurch, a partner at Tallents Solicitors in Newark looks at a recent appeal on a case of proprietary estoppel.

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Farming in partnership – who owns the partnership assets?

18th March 2019
Alistair Millar discusses why farming partnerships need to clearly define who owns partnership assets via a partnership agreement

“The recent ruling in the case of Wild vs Wild has once again highlighted the importance of carefully written and up to date partnership agreements for farming families, which clearly define who owns the partnership assets,” says Alistair Millar,

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