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Farrer & Co

Living Wage

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Work Department

Estates and private property.


Simon is head of the estates and private property team. He advises large landowning clients (primarily those with landed estates) on all aspects of property law arising in relation to their ownership including all investment leasing as well as sales and purchases. Clients include institutional and charitable bodies (e.g. The Duchy Of Lancaster and the Church Commissioners) as well as a number of private estates.


Trained at Farrer & Co, qualified in 1988, became a partner in 1995, appointed Assistant Solicitor for the Affairs of the Duchy of Lancaster 1996.


Agricultural Law Association, Cambridge University Land Society, Country Land and Business Association, Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust, Westminster and Holborn Law Society, and Devon and Somerset Stag Hounds.


Cambridge University.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Private client > Agriculture and estates

(Hall of Fame)

Simon PringFarrer & Co

Farrer & Co is well known for its advice to land-owning institutions, large estates, rural businesses and individual landowners. The large team continues to advise some of the UK’s biggest and highest-profile institutional and private clients in this area, on all issues relating to their agricultural and rural land/estates. It advises on the full spectrum of matters such as the sale and purchase of agricultural estates and substantial country houses as well as other areas such as the exploitation of sporting and mineral interests. Other specialisms include advising on rural development opportunities arising out of renewable energy schemes. Simon Pring is well regarded for his advice on all aspects of property law with particular expertise in advising on development opportunities and strategic estate planning, and is head of the team which includes: Edmund Fetherston-Dilke, the ‘exceptionalPaul Krafft and the ‘efficient, effective and thoughtfulJames Maxwell.