Peter Snodgrass > Shakespeare Martineau LLP > Stratford upon Avon, England > Lawyer Profile

Shakespeare Martineau LLP
CV37 6YX

Work Department

Real Estate Disputes


Partner & Head of Agriculture


Peter advises his farming and landowning clients on a wide variety of matters from partnerships to agricultural tenancies.

He has specialised in farms and rural land since doing his articles at Burges Salmon. He has worked in the Midlands for the last 25 years, advising on all aspects of rural property and farm partnerships.

He has a particular specialism in tenancies governed by the Agricultural Holdings Act 1986, as well as farm business tenancies.

Peter leads our Agriculture team. The team deal with land purchases, options, promotion agreements, tenancies, rights over land and all kinds of agricultural disputes.

Clients include the National Farmers’ Union, National Grid, landowning estates and charitable trusts.

Peter is Secretary and a trustee to the Addington Fund, a charity dedicated to assisting farmers in times of extreme pressure on their businesses.

“I seek to get to the nub of my clients’ concerns and interests and to find the most straightforward way of achieving an outcome that reflects those concerns and interests. “

Lawyer Rankings

West Midlands > Private client > Agriculture and estates

(Leading individuals)

Peter SnodgrassShakespeare Martineau LLP

Shakespeare Martineau LLP is best known for its work on natural capital projects. Under the direction of Peter Snodgrass , the team has been busy advising on various transactions relating to farms and rural land as well as renewable energy schemes, agricultural tenancies and providing succession planning and tax advice to its farming clients. Snodgrass is recognised for his work on agricultural tenancies and farm partnerships. Other core areas of focus for the practice are farm litigation and advising on farm partnership breakdowns. Jennie Wheildon  receives plaudits for her work on a variety of complex property matters while Iwan Williams joined the group from Charles Russell Speechlys LLP.