Raworths LLP
Rural and Agricultural Disputes Rural and Agricultural Disputes

Rural and Agricultural Disputes


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.

Matthew Hill

Head of Commercial Client Services and Head of Dispute Resolution

Jonathan Mortimer


We act for many farmers, landowners and rural businesses in Yorkshire and assist them with their legal disputes.

Many of our lawyers come from an agricultural or farming background and have a wide experience in rural issues.  As a result, we can provide you with clear and bespoke advice based upon our experience.

Our lawyers have specialisations which include:

  • Adverse possession of land
  • Agricultural tenancies
  • Business ownership disputes
  • Bespoke debt collection
  • Boundary disputes
  • Compulsory land purchase
  • Contract law disputes
  • Covenants affecting land use
  • Eviction of squatters
  • Ownership of land disputes
  • Supplier or distribution problems

If you would like any further information please contact our litigation lawyers Jonathan Mortimer or Matthew Hill