Agricultural Solicitor

Banbury Office

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Banbury Office
Job Type
Full time

We are currently recruiting for an enthusiastic Agricultural Solicitor, Associate or Senior Associate to join our regional specialist Agriculture team in our Banbury office.

SE-Solicitors is a leading law firm in the heart of England and recognised as Top Tier in the Legal 500. We’re proven specialists in supporting clients regionally and nationally to manage complex, multi-dimensional personal and business interests, with a particular focus on private wealth, property, and commercial matters.

We are a firm who put people first in everything we do. We strive to create a first-class experience for our clients and our staff. It is important to us to develop, nurture and retain our staff, providing training, support, and opportunities. In our firm, we provide the opportunities to help change the way we all think about and deliver the future of legal services in a friendly and caring business.

Our culture of positivity and transparency, provides a great platform for the right people to take their careers to the next level.

As an equal opportunity’s employer, we comply with the equality laws, whilst promoting a good and harmonious working environment in which all employees are treated with dignity and respect.

Job Role:

This is an exciting opportunity to work within a friendly and approachable team at our growing and ambitious law firm. You will provide the highest quality legal expertise, insights and support to farmers, landowners, rural businesses, and high net worth individuals. Your caseload will be an interesting variety of agricultural and rural matters including:

  • Sales and purchase of agricultural farms land, woodland, and open countryside
  • Auction sales
  • Regulation, rights, and responsibilities
  • Countryside stewardship schemes
  • Country homes

You will work with our highly experienced Director, Senior Associate, Assistant and Secretary within your team in addition to working closely with our specialist in-house teams including Commercial Property, Residential Property, Corporate, Employment, Family and Private Client.

Knowledge & Skills

  • 5+ years PQE experience
  • Experience in granting and advising on tenancies, and licenses, selling and buying farms, easements is essential
  • Experience of HS2 claims is essential
  • Equestrian experience is desirable
  • An interest or background in farming, rural or equestrian is essential

Person Specification

  • Works well as a member of a team
  • Pays attention to detail
  • Holds a flexible approach
  • Able to prioritise workload
  • Punctual, honest, and trustworthy
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Understands confidential nature of the environment
  • Ability to network comfortably and flexible to attend rural and agricultural events

We would love to hear from you if this role is of interest.

To apply or find out more,  please complete the form or email Carole Carbery, HR Director at or call on 01295 204047.

Posted on March 7th 2023

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