Simon Blackburn discusses the latest agricultural case law with an account by ?Fiona Ashworth on the growing role of women in modern family farm businesses
Property owners opposed to hunting should not be forced to allow it on their land
Michael Aubrey discusses an unusual Scottish case ?that may have implications for lawyers and surveyors ?on both sides of ?the border
The organisation wants to ensure owners are sufficiently protected, but recent cases ?reveal that they already are, say Michael McNally
Landowners who wish to ensure visitors to the countryside stay on existing ?public rights of way and that no new rights are created must do so within the law. ?Carol Ramsden and Simon Blackburn examine some of the tools available
Susi Dunn considers agricultural property relief from inheritance tax, the costs risks involved in entering into contentious probate proceedings and the reduced IHT rate
The RSPCA has lost its appeal against a decision invalidating a will in favour of the animal charity because the testator had been coerced into it.
Simon Blackburn and Michael Aubrey harvest the latest crop of cases, including vegetable patch valuations and fresh guidance on land rents