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Alice Dearden Cobbett
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Ask The Legal Expert - Can I Succeed My Father As a Tenant Farmer?

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My father has been a tenant farmer for 35 years and I recently joined him in the farm business. He’s thinking of retiring and I would like to apply to succeed him as a tenant. The farm is not as profitable as it once was so we have diversified. Will...

Ask The Legal Expert - Going into Business on a small farm

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Alice Dearden Cobbett , an Associate Solicitor with JCP’s Rural Practice Team, talks about the importance, for farmers, of making sure they get the groundwork right when entering into partnerships. My cousin and I are going into business...

Ask The Legal Expert: De-registering Common Land

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Alice Dearden Cobbett, Associate Solicitor in our busy Rural Practice team, explores the application process for de-registering common land. A section of my land – an irregular plot of less than 100sqm – is registered as common land and I am...

Ask The Legal Expert: Livestock Security And You

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Alice Dearden Cobbett, Associate Solicitor in the Rural Practice Team at JCP Solicitors, provides some sound advice on what to expect when the unexpected happens to your livestock. "I run a livestock farm and I’m concerned about a...

Want a Successful Succession? Plan Ahead

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Many farms are run by several generations of one family and by several members of the family, so it is important to be aware of the complexities around succession, when someone retires or passes away. Agricultural Holdings Act 1986 tenancies are common...

Equine Enthusiast Brings Her Legal Expertise to JCP's Rural Practice

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South and West Wales law firm, JCP Solicitors, has boosted its expertise further with a new Solicitor appointment in its Rural Practice team. Alice Dearden Cobbett, a fluent Welsh speaker from Llandysul, brings with her sound legal training, alongside...