Mark Buckerfield Agriculture Solicitor Clarke Willmott Taunton

Mark Buckerfield

Partner - Private Property and Agriculture, Clarke Willmott Solicitors, Taunton

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"The 'superb' Mark Buckerfield leads the firm's residential and agricultural property team. Praising his 'first-class manner,' a source adds: 'Without question, I've never dealt with a better solicitor on a conveyancing transaction'." - Chambers UK 2017"

Mark is a Partner in the Private Property and Agriculture team specialising in non-contentious agricultural and residential property law.

Mark deals with farm sales and purchases, house sales and purchases, auctions, agricultural landlord and tenant matters, residential landlord and tenant matters, re-mortgages, the basic payment scheme, easements and covenants.

Mark joined Clarke Willmott in 2001 after studying and then a year working on a farm in Somerset. He trained with the firm and qualified in 2003.

Mark is a member of the Agricultural Law Association.

Experience

  • Acting for one of the largest landowning institutions in the country in a variety of disposals.
  • Sale and purchase working farms as a going concern.
  • Disposal of farms on retirement/change in farming policy.
  • Sale and purchase of a wide range of residential property, freehold and leasehold, in both town and country, often involving listed dwellings.
  • Sale and purchase of large estates subject to secure/long term agricultural and residential tenancies.
  • Auction sales of large areas of agricultural land and farms in multiple lots.
  • Advice on farm payment issues.
  • Acting for both landlords and tenants in relation to the surrender and re-grant of tenancies subject to the Agricultural Holdings Act 1986.
  • Acting for both landlords and tenants in relation to the grant and variation of Farm Business Tenancies.
  • Voluntary first registrations of large estates.
  • Letting of residential property with a particular focus on the issues arising from the security of tenure given to farm workers.
  • Contract farming and share farming agreements.
Service areas
  • Agriculture
    Agriculture
  • Buying & selling your home
    Buying & selling your home