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Mills & Reeve LLP

BOTANIC HOUSE, 100 HILLS ROAD, CAMBRIDGE, CB2 1PH, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0344 880 2666
DX:
122891 CAMBRIDGE 4
Email:
Web:
www.mills-reeve.com

Michael Aubrey

Tel:
Work 01223 222397
Email:
Mills & Reeve LLP

Work Department

Real estate.

Position

Michael leads the firm’s national agriculture sector. His areas of specialism cover the acquisition and disposal of estates and farms, farm tenancies, joint ventures, development and promotion agreements, partnership agreements, contracting agreements. Recent examples of Michael’s work include advising a consortium of landowners in relation to the promotion of 400 acres of land for development, advising an estate on the restructuring of its agricultural tenancies so as to enhance the ability to achieve 100% IHT relief, restructuring the agricultural tenancies on an estate prior to sale of the estate and advising on the termination of a farming partnership.

Career

Trained Mills & Reeve LLP; qualified 1991; partner 1997 to date. Publications of note: writes periodically for the Farmers Weekly and Solicitors Journal.

Member

Agricultural Law Association, Royal Forestry Society, Law Society, Royal Agricultural Society of England.

Education

Whitland Grammar School, Carmarthenshire; University of Newcastle Upon Tyne (1984-87).

Leisure

Referee to three young boys, rugby, cricket.


East Anglia: Private client

Agriculture and estates

Within: Leading individuals

Michael Aubrey - Mills & Reeve LLP

Within: Agriculture and estates

At Mills & Reeve LLP, Michael Aubrey in Cambridge is joint head of the firm’s food and agribusiness sector group and has a national reputation as an expert on all areas of agricultural law. Tim Ryan in Norwich acts for landowner clients on multimillion-pound, complex collaboration, promotion, option and contribution agreements as well as in relation to general acquisitions and disposals. Amanda Tagg handles matters relating to agricultural land diversification. These three standout practitioners, backed by an experienced junior team, give the firm a prominent role in some of the largest and most complex deals nationally in the agricultural and landed estates sector.

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London: Private client

Agriculture and estates

Within: Leading individuals

Michael Aubrey - Mills & Reeve LLP

Within: Agriculture and estates

With its national reach, Mills & Reeve LLP acts for traditional farming clients as well as several of the landowning Cambridge and Oxford colleges. Other clients include a number of pension funds, prestigious landed estates and many substantial national farming businesses. Michael Aubrey is a key member of the firm’s food and agribusiness practice, while Tim Ryan advises a range of landowner clients on a myriad of complex issues including significant acquisitions and disposals of land. Amanda Tagg has considerable experience of agricultural land diversification.

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