Edward Nutting > Lanyon Bowdler > Conwy, United Kingdom > Lawyer Profile

Lanyon Bowdler
LL32 8UB
United Kingdom

Work Department

Commercial and Agricultural Property


Edward heads the office in Conwy, he is a partner and member of the Commercial & Agricultural Property Team.

Edward specialises in the sale and purchase of farms and estates including sales by auction, high value mortgages, sale and purchase of commercial property and businesses, various types of leases, land law issues relating to common land, sporting rights, manorial rights, complex mesne of holding and organising land, easements, profit a-prendre, water abstraction, drainage and fishing, option and overage agreements, tenancies under the Agricultural Holdings Act 1986 and the Agricultural Tenancies Act 1995.

He also assists the Private Client Department on the succession issues within businesses.


Edward began his career with a specialist agricultural practice in North Wales, Cyfraith JRL Law and became a director of that company in 2013.

Cyfraith JRL Law became part of Allington Hughes Law where Edward remained as a director until 2015 when he joined Hibberts Solicitors in Cheshire as a partner to head their agricultural department.

In 2018 Edward joined Lanyon Bowdler Solicitors a partner in the commercial and agricultural property department.

Edward is one of the ALA’s regional co-ordinators for Wales, he is a past Farming Connect Rural Leadership Scholar and also sits on the Royal Welsh Agricultural Show Advisory Committee.


English and Welsh


Edward is a member of the Agricultural Law Association, Country Land and Business Association, the National Farmers Union and the Farmers Union of Wales.

Edward became a Fellow of the Agricultural Law Association in 2016 and also received the Chairman’s Trophy for obtaining the highest mark of the year.

In 2016 Edward was also elected a Council Member of the Agricultural Law Association for a term of three years.

Lawyer Rankings

Wales > Private client > Agriculture and estates

(Leading individuals)

Edward NuttingLanyon Bowdler

The ‘personable, efficient and effective’ team at Lanyon Bowdler continues to thrive in the local market, picking up an ever increasing volume of work for North Walian clients since the formal opening of an office in Conwy in 2019. The ‘very responsive and skilled’ Edward Nutting  has been pivotal to the office’s success and connects very well with local clients, not only as a result of his industry knowledge and property law expertise, but also his Welsh language speaking capabilities.

West Midlands > Private client > Agriculture and estates

The ‘wonderful‘ team at Lanyon Bowdler is led by Brian Evans  and acts for many large agricultural and horticultural clients as well as landed estates.  It is an NFU panel firm for Shropshire, Herefordshire and Staffordshire and advises on a variety of issues from property and private client matters to family issues and employment matters. The team receives plaudits too for its work on disputes relating to renewable energy projects, product liability and professional negligence cases involving farmers as claimants. Edward Nutting  advises on a wide range of agricultural and commercial property matters.  Andrew Evans has retired and Nicholas Playford has moved to Hall Smith Whittingham LLP.

West Midlands > Real estate > Commercial property: elsewhere in the West Midlands

Offering a ‘very good service’, Lanyon Bowdler’s broad practice enables it to cater to a diverse array of clients under the leadership of Telford’s Praveen Chaudhari, who offers expertise in commercial property transactions, with a focus on the industrial, agricultural and retail sectors. Conwy’s Edward Nutting counts companies, business owners, private landowners and more among his client roster, while the Hereford-based Sarah Whittall specialises in commercial and agricultural property. Oswestry’s Tania McGee is considerably experienced in working on the sale and purchase of farmland. Andrew Evans retired from the practice in August 2022.