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    York-based Lupton Fawcett LLP has made a senior promotion to its agricultural team to strengthen its already high-performing base.

    Caroline Hawcroft, who joined Lupton Fawcett in September 2018 and has previously worked at Heptonstalls in Goole, has been promoted to head up the firm’s agricultural team. Caroline is a Fellow of the Agricultural Law Society and sits on the Agricultural Law Association’s committee for Yorkshire.

    On her appointment, Caroline said: “I’m delighted to take on this new role, heading up the agricultural team at Lupton Fawcett. The team is made up of some fantastic legal specialists, with expertise across all agricultural sectors, including property, litigation and private client work.”

    Caroline specialises in agricultural and rural property work, where her expertise covers a wide range of matters including complex and high value sales and purchases; preparing tenancy agreements and sporting rights.

    Jonathan Moore, Head of Commercial Property York at Lupton Fawcett LLP, added: “Caroline prides herself on getting the best outcome for her clients, and takes a commercial and pragmatic approach. She is a real asset to Lupton Fawcett and we look forward to continuing to work together, delivering real added value for our agricultural clients.”