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The Stakes are High - liability considerations for landowners and farmers keeping livestock

We consider the recent HSE prosecutions arising out of cattle attacks on members of the public and alternative legal risks for landowners keeping livestock
20 July 2023

Biodiversity Net Gain for Landowners and Land Managers

The live consultation on Biodiversity Net Gain gives landowners and land managers the chance to get up to speed with the direction of travel for this area, and consider what opportunities this presents for rural land
08 March 2022

Important landowner success in Rees v Earl of Plymouth

Landlords’ rights of entry should be interpreted sensibly and in context - a significant decision supporting landlords’ rights of access on tenanted land
01 July 2020

Understanding rules of origin for the food and drink industry

Following the UK Government’s newly published post-Brexit tariff regime, we take a look at the impact of rules of origin in trade agreements and what food and drink businesses can do to prepare
22 May 2020

COVID-19: Current challenges facing food businesses

Food businesses are identifying innovative ways to allow them to continue to trade. In doing so, they must maintain compliance with their legal obligations
05 May 2020

New EU origin labelling rules in force from 1 April 2020

We take a look at the new requirements to label foods with the country of origin or place of provenance of primary ingredients
07 April 2020

When is a farmhouse not a farmhouse?

Reassurance for farmers concerned that Inheritance Tax relief might not be available due to low level farming activities in the years prior to their deaths

17 January 2020

Why is a change to allergen labelling laws necessary and what will happen next?

Following a consultation earlier this year, the government has announced it will be implementing a change to the laws around allergen labelling
16 July 2019

Thoughts on the draft Agriculture Bill

The publication of the draft Agriculture Bill has garnered lots of headlines in the national and specialist press. Our food and farming experts give their thoughts on what it might mean for farmers.
11 October 2018

Water pollution regulation: new rules to prevent agricultural diffuse pollution

These regulations impose new rules on those in control of agricultural land with the aim of tackling pollution to inland and coastal waters.
17 May 2018


Oxford Farming Conference 2018: big ideas for a sustainable future

Our review of the Oxford Farming Conference. The headlines rightly go to Michael Gove but a range of speakers illustrated this is a time in UK agriculture for big ideas.
24 January 2018

Food law is for farmers too

What is the relevance of food law to farmers and landowners, whose main preoccupation now is watching the development of a new UK Agriculture Policy?
22 December 2017
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