Andrew Jackson Announces Key Appointment

Law firm’s York office is joined by Associate, Hannah Farmer 

Law firm Andrew Jackson has today announced the appointment of Hannah Farmer, who joins the firm’s growing team in York as an associate. Hannah’s expertise across a range of legal disciplines and particular experience in agriculture and rural affairs will add further value to the firm’s client offer across their regional offices.

Hannah Farmer said: “I am delighted and excited to join a firm that has made such great strides regionally, nationally and overseas, yet remains committed to delivering a service with personal care and attention at its heart. I’m already aware of the excellent working relationships Andrew Jackson’s agricultural and landed estates team has with the rural farming communities in Yorkshire, as well as their work in these areas nationally and internationally. I look forward to using my experience to help provide an exceptional service that is tailored to the needs of the businesses and individuals we work with.”

Hannah, who has recently been awarded the Fellowship of the Agricultural Law Association, has advised rural land owners and farmers on a wide range of property matters including the acquisition and disposal of freehold land as well as agricultural tenancies and easements.

Hannah has also advised a number of commercial clients on matters such as the disposal and acquisition of freehold property alongside negotiating and completing commercial purchases from large workshops to industrial estates and public houses. Hannah regularly advises the UK agricultural industry, as both an elected Council Member to the Agricultural Law Association (ALA) and an active member of the Country Land and Business Association (CLA).

Head of the firm’s agriculture and landed estates department, Helen Mellors, said:

“Hannah’s specific knowledge of agriculture and landed estates clients combined with her experience advising clients across commercial property transactions is an ideal fit for the firm. Andrew Jackson’s commitment to offering legal advice and services covering all aspects of agriculture and commercial property law is consistently recognised in our client feedback, so we are committed to continuing to build and enhance the team with experienced individuals who are skilled across multiple disciplines in order to provide the highest standards in service and value for our clients.”

Mark Pearson-Kendall, managing partner of Andrew Jackson, added:

“Hannah’s extensive experience and specialist knowledge of her sector clearly demonstrates her commitment to providing the best possible levels of service to her clients. Hannah is a great fit for the team, as she has a clear record of delivering tailored legal advice and solutions that will add commercial value to our clients. I warmly welcome her to the team.”

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