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Roythornes Solicitors

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Alan Plummer

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Roythornes Solicitors

Work Department

Dispute resolution, agricultural property


Alan is often described by his peers as ‘conscientious and heavyweight’ in relation to his agricultural expertise. He is a key member of the firms Litigation Department and heads the firms planning team. Alan regularly advises landowners on contentious matters such as Agricultural Holdings Act disputes, land tribunals, arbitrations, contractual disputes, partnership disputes and environmental landfill. Alan is CEDR accredited and encourages clients to consider alternative dispute resolution (ADR) options in order to give them best value. Alan is a member of the Agricultural Law Association, a member of the Law Society's Negligence Panel and a member of the AIC Arbitration Panel. His landmark cases include those relating to landlord & tenant, quotas and trust issues.

East Midlands: Private client

Agriculture and estates

Within: Leading individuals

Alan Plummer - Roythornes Solicitors

Within: Agriculture and estates

The ‘excellent’ team at Roythornes Solicitors handles a varied caseload covering commercial property mandates, sustainable energy projects, joint ventures, common agricultural policy work, dispute resolution and succession and tax planning for farm businesses. Poultry business structures and land transactions are areas of particular strength. Julie Robinson heads the team from Alconbury, which includes ‘highly experienced’ litigator Tim Russ, who ‘has excellent judgement’ and ‘brings specialist agricultural expertise to bear on trust and estate issues’; litigation ‘heavyweightAlan Plummer; vegetable and potato production expert Simeon Disley; and property specialist Tom Foottit. Foottit recently advised a client on a phased disposal of a substantial agricultural and equestrian estate, involving among other things issues with the Rural Payments Agency. Paul Thompson joined from Freeths LLP .

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