John Myers

John Myers

John is a member of the Agricultural Law Association and deals with a broad range of agricultural matters including the sale and purchase of estates, farms and rural property, agricultural tenancies, land registration and other areas of law noted in the agricultural section of the website. Spending a year living in Berlin gave John experience working with niche agricultural law firm Schwarz Thomsen on renewable energy projects.

John was brought up in North Yorkshire and after studying agriculture at Newcastle University, he went on to read law at the College of Law in York, before training and qualifying with the firm in 2007. Since joining the firm, John has worked alongside Martin Gillibrand in the agricultural department.

Having been appointed a notary public after undertaking additional legal examinations at the University of Cambridge, John is able to handle all aspects of notarial work. For more information about the notarial services we are able to offer, please telephone or email John and more information can be obtained by clicking here.

Speciality areas that John covers include:

  • The sale and purchase of agricultural land and farms, from small plots to large agricultural estates including the drafting of complex contracts of sale dealing with Single Farm Payment Entitlements, Environmental Schemes, milk quota, the installation of services and a broad range of specific covenants and agreements.
  • The sale of land and farms by way of public auction.
  • Overage clauses taking effect on the grant, implementation and disposal of land with the benefit of planning permission.
  • Agricultural Tenancies.
  • Sporting Leases and Licences.
  • All aspects of land registration including the rectification of legal titles, voluntary registration and adverse possession.
  • Handling cases involving the drafting of a broad range of easement documentation in relation to pipelines and other services.
  • Negotiating on behalf of clients in anticipation of boundary disputes.
  • High value residential conveyancing, especially in respect of country houses.
  • Mortgages of residential and agricultural property.

John Myers

Partner and Notary Public

Specialising in Agricultural Law