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Landed Estates & Farm Tax Conference

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22nd March 2022 - London 

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Agenda

Registration
9.00am

Chairs' Opening Remarks
9.30am

  • Effects of Brexit on farming
  • Subsidy regime changes
  • Diversification and staycations
  • Note on the structure for today

Simon Blackburn, Partner
Payne Hicks Beach

Elizabeth Hartless, Partner
Saffery Champness

The New Dawn for Agricultural Land: Transition in Business and Land use in the New Environment
9.40am

  • The past of commodity support goes and the pressures of climate change impact, mitigation, and adaptation
  • Re-electrification of the countryside. 
  • Farming economics, productivity (the business) and new schemes (including how far they matter) with business/tenure structures
  • New markets – agreements, obligations and values for biodiversity, carbon, phosphates etc

Jeremy Moody, CAAV Secretary and Adviser
CAAV

Could you be the Lord of the Manor: Buying an Estate
10.20am

  • Assembling and using the right professional team
  • Structuring sporting estate ownership for wealthy estate buyers
  • Could you be the Lord of the Manor?
    • Introduction to manorial rights and loss of lordships
    • Piscary, turbary, estovers and leftovers
  • Where are the occupational interests?
  • Private rights of way (Easements) and overriding interests
  • Public rights of way (Lost Ways project) and Highways statements
  • Profits à prendre
    • Minerals
    • Sporting
  • Managing and housing staff

Julie Butler, Partner
Butler & Co

Tristan Ward, Partner
BDB Pitmans

Jim Bryant, Managing Director
Bryant Land & Property

Refreshment Break
11.10am

Natural Capital – Issues for Landed Estates
11.30am

  • Pre-1995 tenancies
    • Succession rights and the rule changes
    • Getting vacant possession in the new era
    • Tenant right and compensation
  • Who owns the carbon – opportunities for landlords or tenants
  • Post 1995 tenancies
    • Drafting for control or collaboration
    • Biodiversity net gain & nutrient neutrality
    • Tenant right and compensation
  • Delivering landscape change – collaboration agreements

Ben Sharples, Partner
Michelmores

Jason Beedell, Director, Research
Strutt & Parker

Performance and Sustainability: Maximising Alternative Sources of Income
12.15pm

  • Buying and improving assets
  • Development strategies (housing, campsites/leisure facilities, sports, etc.)
  • Liquidity risks and gearing
  • Renewable energy schemes and energy crops

Giles Dobson, Managing Partner, Rural
Bidwells

Roland Bull, Partner, Head of Rural Investment
Bidwells

Lunch
12.50pm

Farm Subsidies
1.50pm

  • Basic payment
  • Responsible farming
  • Moves towards self-reliance

Dr Nerys Llewelyn Jones, Managing Partner & Director
Agri Advisor & Rural Advisor

Ross Kent, Partner
Carter Jonas

Managing Tax Liabilities
2.30pm

  • Untimely deaths – business structuring to minimise exposure
  • APR, BPR, Balfour Planning
  • Business Asset Disposal Relief
  • Roll over relief
  • Trusts
  • Family investment companies
  • Art and artefacts – conditional exemption

Peter Harker, Partner
Saffery Champness

Tom Hewitt, Partner
Burges Salmon

Refreshment Break
3.20pm

Agricultural Land Succession Planning
3.40pm

  • Strategies for inheritance planning
  • Family governance
  • Proprietary estoppel

Philip Whitcomb, Partner
Moore Barlow

Matthew Woods , Partner
Withers

Caroline Shea QC, Barrister
Falcon Chambers

Estates Disputes
4.20pm

  • Negligent drafting of wills
  • Challenging the validity of wills
  • Dealing with divorce
    • Claims for reasonable financial provision

Abby Buckland, Partner
Kingsley Napley

Emily Stoneham, Senior Associate
Payne Hicks Beach

Thomas Middlehurst, Partner
Moore Barlow

Selling Up
5.00pm

  • Sales strategy
  • Land registration and title defects
  • Environmental issues/contamination
  • Access issues

Andrew Chandler, Partner
Carter Jonas

Simon Blackburn, Partner
Payne Hicks Beach

Michael Thomas , Barrister
Pump Court Tax Chambers

Chairs' Closing Remarks
5.40pm

Simon Blackburn, Partner
Payne Hicks Beach

Elizabeth Hartless, Partner
Saffery Champness

9.00am
Registration
9.30am
Chairs' Opening Remarks
  • Effects of Brexit on farming
  • Subsidy regime changes
  • Diversification and staycations
  • Note on the structure for today
Simon Blackburn - Partner - Payne Hicks Beach
Elizabeth Hartless - Partner - Saffery Champness
9.40am
The New Dawn for Agricultural Land: Transition in Business and Land use in the New Environment
  • The past of commodity support goes and the pressures of climate change impact, mitigation, and adaptation
  • Re-electrification of the countryside. 
  • Farming economics, productivity (the business) and new schemes (including how far they matter) with business/tenure structures
  • New markets – agreements, obligations and values for biodiversity, carbon, phosphates etc
Jeremy Moody - CAAV Secretary and Adviser - CAAV
10.20am
Could you be the Lord of the Manor: Buying an Estate
  • Assembling and using the right professional team
  • Structuring sporting estate ownership for wealthy estate buyers
  • Could you be the Lord of the Manor?
    • Introduction to manorial rights and loss of lordships
    • Piscary, turbary, estovers and leftovers
  • Where are the occupational interests?
  • Private rights of way (Easements) and overriding interests
  • Public rights of way (Lost Ways project) and Highways statements
  • Profits à prendre
    • Minerals
    • Sporting
  • Managing and housing staff
Julie Butler - Partner - Butler & Co
Tristan Ward - Partner - BDB Pitmans
Jim Bryant - Managing Director - Bryant Land & Property
11.10am
Refreshment Break
11.30am
Natural Capital – Issues for Landed Estates
  • Pre-1995 tenancies
    • Succession rights and the rule changes
    • Getting vacant possession in the new era
    • Tenant right and compensation
  • Who owns the carbon – opportunities for landlords or tenants
  • Post 1995 tenancies
    • Drafting for control or collaboration
    • Biodiversity net gain & nutrient neutrality
    • Tenant right and compensation
  • Delivering landscape change – collaboration agreements
Ben Sharples - Partner - Michelmores
Jason Beedell - Director, Research - Strutt & Parker
12.15pm
Performance and Sustainability: Maximising Alternative Sources of Income
  • Buying and improving assets
  • Development strategies (housing, campsites/leisure facilities, sports, etc.)
  • Liquidity risks and gearing
  • Renewable energy schemes and energy crops
Giles Dobson - Managing Partner, Rural - Bidwells
Roland Bull - Partner, Head of Rural Investment - Bidwells
12.50pm
Lunch
1.50pm
Farm Subsidies
  • Basic payment
  • Responsible farming
  • Moves towards self-reliance
Dr Nerys Llewelyn Jones - Managing Partner & Director - Agri Advisor & Rural Advisor
Ross Kent - Partner - Carter Jonas
2.30pm
Managing Tax Liabilities
  • Untimely deaths – business structuring to minimise exposure
  • APR, BPR, Balfour Planning
  • Business Asset Disposal Relief
  • Roll over relief
  • Trusts
  • Family investment companies
  • Art and artefacts – conditional exemption
Peter Harker - Partner - Saffery Champness
Tom Hewitt - Partner - Burges Salmon
3.20pm
Refreshment Break
3.40pm
Agricultural Land Succession Planning
  • Strategies for inheritance planning
  • Family governance
  • Proprietary estoppel
Philip Whitcomb - Partner - Moore Barlow
Matthew Woods - Partner - Withers
Caroline Shea QC - Barrister - Falcon Chambers
4.20pm
Estates Disputes
  • Negligent drafting of wills
  • Challenging the validity of wills
  • Dealing with divorce
    • Claims for reasonable financial provision
Abby Buckland - Partner - Kingsley Napley
Emily Stoneham - Senior Associate - Payne Hicks Beach
Thomas Middlehurst - Partner - Moore Barlow
5.00pm
Selling Up
  • Sales strategy
  • Land registration and title defects
  • Environmental issues/contamination
  • Access issues
Andrew Chandler - Partner - Carter Jonas
Simon Blackburn - Partner - Payne Hicks Beach
Michael Thomas - Barrister - Pump Court Tax Chambers
5.40pm
Chairs' Closing Remarks
Simon Blackburn - Partner - Payne Hicks Beach
Elizabeth Hartless - Partner - Saffery Champness

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