Associate Solicitor, Rural Land & Business
Hazel is an Associate Solicitor in the Blackadders’ Rural Land & Business Team and has built up considerable experience since qualifying in 2009. Hazel advises on a wide variety of rural property matters including the acquisition, disposal and leasing of agricultural property and estates, as well as advice on refinancing/security work. Hazel also regularly assists farming families with their succession planning, with a particular focus on farming partnerships, and also advises clients on telecoms mast sites, Option Agreements, Deeds of Servitude and rights surrounding pre-emptions, to name a few.
Hazel is a well-known face in the agricultural sector and fully understands the demands placed on our farming clients, being from a farming family herself. She is regularly praised by clients for her efficiency and when dealing with their affairs, as well as her willingness to find solutions.
Acting for lenders in multimillion-pound refinance and purchase transactions
Acting for numerous clients in the sale and purchase of farms, advising clients on renewable schemes, agricultural and residential tenancy matters.
Acting for a community trust in connection with the establishment of a renewables project, and associated finance.
Advising clients on contentious family partnership issues renegotiating partnership agreements and dealing with related property transfers.
Acting for diversified farming and tourism businesses.
Acting for clients in restructuring/refinancing whilst moving to incorporated bodies, with all related property work.
Advising landlords and tenants on agricultural leasing matters.
- Ranked in Chambers and Partners as an Associate to Watch