Edward Nutting > Lanyon Bowdler > Conwy, Wales > Lawyer Profile

Lanyon Bowdler
LL32 8UB

Work Department

Commercial and Agricultural Property


Partner and member of the commercial & agricultural property team.

Agriculture and rural affairs; a partner in the firm commercial and agricultural property department.

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 organizing 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

Although it had previously serviced some notable north Wales landowners from its Shrewsbury and Oswestry offices, the arrival of the ‘well-respected‘ Welsh language speaking Edward Nutting  in 2018 to the firm’s nascent Conwy office was the catalyst for Lanyon Bowdler to gain much more traction in the local market. Nutting is particularly well-versed in advising on the unique property law demands of clients in the sector, including advice on option and overage agreements.

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

Leveraging a sizeable team with a broad footprint across the West Midlands, Lanyon Bowdler is ideally positioned to advise a diverse roster of clients on the full scope of real estate matters. Telford-based Praveen Chaudhari spearheads both the commercial and agricultural property teams, working with landlords, tenants and developers operating across the retail, industrial, and agricultural sectors. Shrewsbury-based senior partner Andrew Evans is a seasoned development specialist best known for his work in the agricultural and renewable energy sectors. Conwy office head Edward Nutting divides his time between the firm’s North Wales practice and its office in Oswestry, fielding instructions from various landed estates, and leisure sector operators. Also in Oswestry, associate Tania McGee specialises in the sale and purchase of agricultural sites.

West Midlands > Private client > Agriculture and estates

Brian Evans  leads the department at Lanyon Bowdler which serves as a NFU panel firm for Shropshire, Herefordshire and Staffordshire and works closely with the NFU regionally. Edward Nutting  advises on a broad range of agricultural and commercial property matters and, likewise, Andrew Evans  covers a broad spread of non-contentious commercial and agricultural property transactions. Edward Rees  specialises in advising clients on trusts, high-net-worth estate administration and on other complex tax planning matters. The team also garners praise for its property litigation expertise frequently advising on matters such as disputes relating to renewable energy projects and professional negligence cases involving farmers as claimants. Steven Corfield is now a consultant.