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Henry Vane

Associate, Private Client

Henry is an Associate in the Private Client team.

He acts for clients on various of rural property matters, including the sale and purchase of farms and estates with agricultural, commercial and residential aspects.

Henry advises on acquisition and disposals of land, re-financing of estate assets and has a particular interest in the agricultural and environmental aspects of land ownership.

He read History at Cambridge and trained at Hogan Lovells before joining Forsters in March 2020.

Vineyards & Wineries

Forsters are delighted to be launching our Vineyards & Wineries practice. The cross-departmental team draws upon our strengths from across the firm, a combination of expertise that is rare if not unique in the market. The increasing number of vineyards we look after complements our exceptional book of landed estates, and is testament to our ability to look after landowning clients, whatever their business and whatever challenges they face.

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Sustainability and the future of farming

The impact of the global response to coronavirus on farming has added another angle to the already complicated debate around the future of farming in the UK.

Farm for Sustainability

Update for rural estates on policy developments

Like all businesses, rural estates and property owners are suffering from the coronavirus-induced economic slowdown. They should, therefore, continue to make the most of the economic support available from the government. We have written about relevant measures introduced by the government in the past few months, including the furlough scheme, and set out the details here of further schemes announced in the government’s summer economic statement:.

Rural countryside and property

"The team is responsive and will give a realistic timeframe when you need advice."
Chambers UK, 2020