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Clarke Willmott LLP

BLACKBROOK GATE, BLACKBROOK PARK AVENUE, TAUNTON, TA1 2PG, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0345 209 1000
Fax:
Fax 0345 209 2004
DX:
97175 BLACKBROOK
Email:
Web:
www.clarkewillmott.com

Paul Hazeldine

Tel:
Work 0345 209 1830
Email:
Web:
www.clarkewillmott.com/find-a-solicitor/paul-hazeldine/
Clarke Willmott LLP

Work Department

Private Property and Agriculture

Position

Paul is a Partner in the Private Property and Agriculture team specialising in non-contentious agricultural and rural property law, including sales and purchases of farms, residential property and rural commercial property, agricultural and commercial leases (acting for both tenants and landlords) and estate management matters such as the variation of covenants and the grant of easements.


South West: Private client

Agriculture and estates

Within: Agriculture and estates

Clarke Willmott LLP is ‘excellent in dealing with all aspects of agricultural and estate matters’, and has a sizeable client list that includes the National Farmers Union (a panel appointment for Somerset, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Wiltshire), Lloyds Banking Group (including AMC) and HSBC. Practice head Tim Hayden handles a range of defence work on behalf of the NFU, often relating to animal welfare and the identification and movement of livestock. Hayden is also experienced in road traffic cases, and is the lead solicitor for the Countryside Alliance, and also assists the Master of Foxhounds Association with hunting issues. Rod Lloyd-Jones provides ‘practical and valuable advice’, and specialises in agricultural property transactions, including the acquisition and disposal of farms and estates and advising on landlord and tenant issues. Lloyd-Jones also acts for many clearing banks in secured lending transactions for their agricultural clients. Mark Buckerfield is ‘exemplary at finding practical solutions, providing well-thought-out and straightforward advice’; Paul Hazeldine has a ‘very thorough approach’; and Esther Woolford is ‘very tenacious in pursuit of her clients' interests’. Associate Robert Mullen is also recommended as ‘extremely thorough and patient’.

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