Jennie Loynes > Spratt Endicott > Banbury, England > Lawyer Profile

Spratt Endicott
52-54 THE GREEN
SOUTH BAR STREET
BANBURY
OX16 9AB
England

Work Department

Agriculture and Estates

Position

Associate

Career

A qualified solicitor since 2005, Jennie has dealt with a range of commercial property work but has specialised in agricultural and rural property work.

Jennie has experience of:

  • High value sales and purchases of working farms and estates
  • Sales to HS2
  • First registrations at the Land Registry
  • Overage Agreements
  • Sales and purchases at auction
  • Acting for charities

Work Highlights

Farm sales and purchases, made more complex by the inclusion of basic payment scheme entitlements, tenancies (agricultural, commercial and residential), and environmental schemes.

Restructuring the property ownership of family farm assets to include or exclude family members in the running of the farming business.

Agreeing land swaps, including the surrender of an AHA (Agricultural Holdings Act) tenancy to be replaced with a FBT (Farm Business Tenancy) as well as freehold land transfers.

Arranging the first registration of a large farming estate in Warwickshire, with deeds dating back to the 1600s.

Languages

English

Memberships

Agricultural Law Association

Lawyer Rankings

South East > Private client > Agriculture and estates

(Rising stars)

Jennie LoynesSpratt Endicott

The team at Spratt Endicott have ‘good local knowledge, yet are big enough to have specialists in many spheres’, and as such are set up to advise on succession planning, contentious probate and the structuring and restructuring of farming companies. The team is led by Banbury-based director Guy Stephenson, who joined from Lee Bolton Monier-Williams to become head of rural and residential property, bringing his experience in property litigation. He works alongside property-focused senior associate Jennie Loynes and managing director Andrew Woods, who heads up the commercial property team.