Raworths LLP
Rural & Agricultural Rural & Agricultural

Rural & Agricultural


We act for businesses as well as the people who create, own and invest in them, building long term relationships with our clients to understand the unique challenges and opportunities they face. Our depth of experience and knowledge is focussed on providing practical advice designed to meet all our clients’ business needs.

Individuals & Families

We understand how important your case is, our experienced teams are on hand to provide practical and effective legal advice. With one of the largest teams of lawyers in North Yorkshire we work for wealthy individuals and their families, trusts and family businesses - your needs are at the heart of what we do.


Our Commercial, Residential and Agricultural Property teams have the expertise to help you deal with the opportunities and challenges of the freehold and leasehold real estate market. We have substantial depth of experience of the property world and its demands which gives us the crucial ability to help you achieve your aims.

Resolving Disputes

Disputes are an unavoidable fact of life, but when they happen it is essential to find a quick, effective and practical solution to the situation. Whether your issues are commercial or business related, family or personal, we have the depth of experience, imagination and expertise to help you solve your problems.

Carmelita Ardren

Head of Family, Children and Divorce

Matthew Hill

Head of Commercial Client Services and Head of Dispute Resolution

Sally Togher

Head of Employment

Rural living

Living in the rural areas of the North of England provides a range of pleasure, opportunities and problems, often with peculiarities that come from living in a rural environment. We have specialist teams of experts who have particular experience of dealing with individuals and families who live and work in the countryside, villages and market towns.

Agriculture & rural business

Agriculture, farming and agri-businesses have a special place in the North of England economy . Our countryside ranges from the flat and fertile Vale of York to the high moors of the Pennines or the coast; there are landed estates and business parks, thriving farms and agri-businesses, market towns and small-holdings and everything in between.

We have been advising the farming and rural business community for over a hundred years and have specialist teams with particular experience of dealing with agricultural and agri-businesses, and who understand their peculiarities.

Our job is to provide peace of mind, reduce risks and solve your problems