Leek Office now Open

We are pleased to announce that we are now open to the public at our Leek Office.

Our reception is open from 9.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday.  We are currently closed for lunch between 1.00pm and 2.00pm.

If you wish to arrange an appointment with any of our staff or if you have a general enquiry, please contact our Leek Office on 01538 399199 or alternatively our staff are contactable by email.

Due to the social distancing measures that we have in place for the safety of our clients and staff during this pandemic, if you do wish to attend the office in person please telephone our Leek Office in advance as we are limiting the number of persons into the office at any one time.

Many thanks for your co-operation during these unusual times.

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Law firm turns around new farm tenancy deal in less than one week for Muir Farming Ltd.

Bowcock & Pursaill agricultural specialist Catherine Whittles oversaw the acquisition of a 25 year farm business tenancy at Sandon Estate for dairy farmers, Muir Farming Ltd.

Lucy and James Muir have been share farming in Lucy’s family farm for seven years and were interested in growing and expanding their business further.

When a 260 acre farm became available in April this year they needed a quick turnaround and through referral, contacted Catherine at Bowcock & Pursaill to oversee the…

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Inheritance tax – and why agricultural businesses can be difficult!

Compared to any other industry agriculture is currently offered the most generous inheritance tax reliefs.

An agricultural business will, of course, always have the option if agricultural property relief is not available upon an asset to consider whether business property relief is available.

With extra inheritance tax reliefs, one would assume therefore that dealing with the death of a farmer should be simpler than the death of any other businessman – however it usually is not.

The common position is that…

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