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45418 COWLEY

Balvinder Jaj

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Freeths LLP

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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.



South East: Private client

Agriculture and estates

Within: Next generation lawyers

Balvinder Jaj - Freeths LLP

Within: Agriculture and estates

Freeths LLP attracts praise for its 'excellent grasp of agricultural law', with clients singling out practice head Iain Davis ('approachable, very knowledgeable and supremely efficient'), Samantha Leigh ('highly knowledgeable and willing to go the extra mile') and the 'hugely efficientSarah Duffy as key figures among the sizeable team. Also recommended are tax, probate and trusts specialist Jane MaitlandBalvinder Jaj, who is noted for his focus on greenfield and brownfield site developments and agricultural lending, and Lesley Pollock, who specialises in the acquisition and disposal of country houses. In an illustration of the practice's agricultural property expertise, Duffy led the team assisting with a grant of promotion agreement over 25 acres of land near Didcot, Oxford, as well as acting on the acquisition of adjoining land and the negotiation and grant of an option agreement with the county council in respect a school expansion site. In another highlight, Leigh assisted the trustees of a landed estate with the letting of a listed manor house, including advising on the consequences of the removal of the land from a stewardship scheme and sale of entitlements.

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