Particularly good at sorting out complications in a practical and commercially viable way.


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In terms of their strength and depth, they are absolutely first-class.


James Turner

Partner and Head of Rural Land & Development


James specialises in agriculture and landed estate property work as well as acting for a broad range of landowner clients and rural businesses.  He has also built up a reputation advising landowners in strategic land arrangements.  James is a member of the Agricultural Law Association and the Country Land and Business Association, and sits on the Agricultural & Rural Land consultation board of a major legal publisher.




  • Acquisition and disposal of farms, agricultural land and vineyards
  • Landowner strategic land: option agreements, land promotion agreements and overage arrangements
  • Sporting rights: shooting, fishing and hunting leases and licences
  • Rural landlord and tenant: farm business tenancies; Agricultural Holdings Act tenancies; Rent Agriculture Act tenancies, and grazing leases and licences
  • Creation and variation of easements, covenants and third party rights

Background: James trained with Clarke Willmott in Taunton and qualified as a solicitor in 1998 within their agriculture property team.  After five years with Clarke Willmott, James relocated to Sussex and worked as a company solicitor for a Sussex-based property development and investment company.  In 2010, James joined Thomas Eggar (now part of Irwin Mitchell) where he was a Senior Associate in their rural business and estate team, prior to joining Adams & Remers in 2017.

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