Balvinder Jaj > Freeths LLP > Oxford, England > Lawyer Profile

Freeths LLP

Work Department

Real Estate 

Balvinder specialises in agricultural and rural work, acting for farmers, landowners and landed estates. His work ranges from the acquisition, development and disposal of landed estates, farms and bare agricultural land, to advice on Agricultural Holdings Act tenancies and farm business tenancies.

Balvinder also has a number of commercial clients involved in a various development projects, which involves the acquisition of commercial premises or development sites, undertaking all aspects of lending work and negotiating planning documentation. He also acts for a number of lenders, where borrowing is being offered to rural land owners/farmers, and acts on behalf of the lender to complete the due diligence in connection with the proposed security.

Balvinder qualified in 2004 and was made a Partner in 2017.



Lawyer Rankings

South East > Private client > Agriculture and estates

(Next Generation Partners)

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Freeths LLP advises on a range of matters relating to agricultural tax, property, disputes and corporate issues, and is praised for its ‘industry knowledge and accessibility‘. Oxford property head Iain Davis leads the agricultural team; he works with Sarah Duffy – ‘a clear “go to” for rural sales’ – and Balvinder Jaj, whose work focuses on acquisitions, disposals, and land development, while managing associate Laura Czapski also has a real estate focus.

South East > Real estate > Commercial property: Thames Valley, Berks, Oxon, M4/M40

Between Milton Keynes and Oxford, Lucy Bradban, Leo Skinner , and Patrick Whetter lead Freeths LLP‘ commercial real estate team which has a particular strong foothold in food and retail as well as a growing life sciences specialism. Whetter advises landlords and occupiers, the latter is additionally a focus point for Philip Gray ‘s practice. Particularly for his work in the agricultural and rural sectors, Balvinder Jaj comes recommended. Director Laura Brown is also noted.