People

Biography

Christopher Findley

Memberships

The Law Society
Agricultural Law Association
Country Land and Business Association
National Farmers Union
Tenant Farmers Association

Christopher Findley

Partner, Private Client

Christopher is a key advisor to landowners, farmers and rural land-owning institutions. One of his main strengths is explaining complex legal issues in simple terms and giving practical advice and solutions to both everyday problems encountered by farmers, landowners and their families and to issues of asset and tax planning affecting each generation.

He advises landowners on a wide range of option and promotion agreements to promote land for development and is experienced in advising groups of owners on equalising development gains and the tax intricacies of selling land for development.

Christopher has been involved in farm and landed estate sales and purchases for over 30 years and advises on agricultural landlord and tenant problems and tenancy restructuring for inheritance tax planning purposes. He advises family farming partnerships and has an unrivalled working knowledge of agricultural holdings and farm business tenancy legislation.

He has a thorough knowledge of the agricultural industry. He worked with farming and landowning organisations advising on the 2001 and 2007 foot and mouth outbreaks.

Awards and recognitions

  • Legal 500 UK, Leading Individual 2019

Contact

T: +44 20 7863 8565
M: +44 7850 397991

"'Christopher Findley has a huge depth of knowledge which can be brought to the fore when dealing with the most complex of legal matters relating to farms and estates including all tenancy related issues." The Legal 500, 2020
‘In-depth experience and technical knowledge set against a background of practical and down-to-earth approach’ Chambers UK 2018
"They have a good grasp of their client's needs, and they're technically sound and good communicators.”
Chambers UK, 2019
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