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Land Agency Spring Update | Tuesday 27th April | 4:30pm-6:00pm.

Brown&Co Land agency team invite you to our virtual seminar covering subjects that we are finding topical with land owners at this time. In this webinar we will be an discussing solar opportunities and the legislation pressures on telecom mast leases.

These presentations will be reviewing the implications of the Agriculture Act 2020, highlighting the changes directed at tenancies along with the effect that they may have on the terms in new tenancy agreements.

We will aim to give a clear picture on the structure of development deals with a brief explanation of the difference between development options and promotion agreements.

Rounded off with a update on the land market and attitudes of buyers at the current time, finishing with a Q&A sessions from our five panellists. 

Introducing our speakers

Charles Birch, a partner in the Norwich office heads up the Land Agency division. He is principally involved in private client rural property advice, highway compulsory purchase, residential land development and landowner collaboration. Charles will be discussing some of the differences between Options and Promotion agreements.

Ed Blundy is a Partner in the Land Agency division based in King’s Lynn and is Head of Brown&Co’s Energy Team. He also undertakes large scale and international portfolio valuations as well as agri finance. Ed will outline the current state of play in the Renewables market, with a particular focus on large-scale solar and battery energy storage developments.

Tom Birks is a Land Agency Partner in our Banbury office. Tom is primarily involved in farm agency and valuations as well as general professional work. Tom has been with Brown&Co for 14 years. He worked in Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire, before moving to the Banbury office. Tom will be giving an update on the farmland market across the region.

Jamie Seaman, a Land Agency Partner in our King’s Lynn office specialises in agricultural matters with a focus on Landlord and Tenant, residential development and rural property valuation. Jamie will be discussing the key changes in Agricultural Tenancy legislation brought forward by the Agriculture Act 2020 and the potential impact on the terms of existing and new tenancy arrangements for the farming sector.

Jonathan Rush is a Land Agency Divisional Partner in our Norwich office. He specialises in valuation, telecoms, compulsory purchase orders, utility and infrastructure projects. Jonathan will give an update on how the rural telecoms mast ‘market’ is evolving under the new Electronic Communications Code and the opportunities that it presents.

Following on from our presentations will be a Q&A session with the five speakers.