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Solicitors for Agricultural Businesses

Rix & Kay has for decades been advising farmers and rural business owners. We have a detailed understanding of economic, legal and agricultural issues and our dedicated team consists of solicitors who are heavily involved in the farming community enabling them to understand the key issues facing farmers and landowners.

Our Rural Business team is dedicated in working alongside clients and their accountants, land agents and financial institutions to ensure we know the issues involved. We are specialists in the following areas:

Our Rural Business team is recognised as a leading firm for Agriculture and Estates in the 2017 edition of The Legal 500 UK and as a leading firm for Agriculture & Rural Affairs (Brighton and Surrounds) in Chambers UK 2017.

“Rix & Kay Solicitors LLP handles the full breadth of rural and agricultural matters for both businesses and private individuals, and has a strong presence in the farming, horticulture, viticulture and food production sectors. Practice head Richard Cripps specialises in commercial property, handling the financing and property aspects of mergers and acquisitions”.
Quote from the 2017 edition of the The Legal 500 UK


What the team is known for: Notable development expertise, particularly in the residential sector, and the ability to handle a variety of investment matters. Also equipped to advise on landlord and tenant issues. Works with a range of clients, including banks, charities, developers and retailers.
Strengths: One commentator says: “They are switched-on, and understand development issues and a client’s long and short-term needs.” Another adds: “It is a strong, energetic and commercially aware team.”
Notable practitioners: David Ashton is an accomplished investment and development expert. He deals with commercial and residential property, and is instructed by clients in both the public and private sectors.



Your most convenient Rix & Kay office.

Ashford Office
Suite 4c, Third Floor,
International House, Dover Place
Ashford, Kent, TN23 1HU

Tel: 01233 225660
Fax: N/A

Brighton & Hove Office
7 The Drive
Brighton & Hove

Tel: 01273 329797
Fax: 01273 324082
DX: 59257 Hove

Seaford Office
26 Sutton Park Road
Seaford, East Sussex
BN25 1QU

Tel: 01323 897766
Fax: 01323 490278
DX: 38905 Seaford

Sevenoaks Office
16 South Park
TN13 1AN

Tel: 01732 440855
Fax: 01732 440854
DX: 30025 Sevenoaks

Uckfield Office
The Courtyard
River Way
Uckfield, East Sussex
TN22 1SL

Tel: 01825 761555
Fax: 01825 764172
DX: 133963 Uckfield 2

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