For those who live in the countryside, we believe that the farming community is the back bone to the nation’s economy.
We pride ourselves upon the complete range of legal services that we are able to offer to our clients involved in the agriculture sector. We understand farming and farmers, and their key role in the rural economy.
We help our clients in the farming and related sectors to deal with the increasing challenges that they face, ranging from wealth creation and protection, succession, finance and, of course, the dreaded dispute resolution.
We have expert and experienced lawyers who are able to help our farming and rural clients to meet these challenges to their way of life.
Examples of our services to the rural sector include the following:
- Buying and selling farms
- Buying and selling land (including at auction)
- Land promotion for development
- Solar panel and telecommunications leases
Wills, Tax & Probate
- Estate Planning
- Probate and Estate Administration
- The creation and management of trusts
Litigation & Family
- Financial settlements upon divorce
- Partnership disputes and dissolution
- Recovering trade debts and defending claims
Stokes Partners are proud to be the official legal partners for Somerset Day on May 11th! And we’re especially proud that we feature on the Somerset Day Trail Challenge! We’ll be working hard to ensure that our office window celebrates all things Somerset and we’ll definitely be “flying the flag” on Somerset Day!
Stokes Partners are delighted to announce that Hilary Askew has become a partner with the firm with effect from 1 April 2022. Hilary is part of the Wills, Tax and Probate team. She joined the firm in July 2012 and has over 20 years experience of private client work.
On 6 April 2022 the divorce “landscape” will change dramatically and for the first time in over 40 years. The family law team at Stokes Partners are all agreed that this change is long overdue and that it should help thousands of divorcing couples move forwards in ending their marriages with reduced disagreement and acrimony.
Half of wills in the South of England are out of date – Nicola McIntyre, head of our Wills, Trusts, Tax and Probate team suggests now is the time to review your wills ahead of “Update Your Will Week”.