Tenancies and Contract Farming

WebbPaton act for farmers, tenants and landlords advising on all types of rural and commercial tenancy and licence agreements including the following:

  • Agricultural Holdings Act 1986 (AHA) tenancies
  • Farm Business Tenancy (FBT) agreements
  • Assured Shorthold Tenancy (AST) lettings of houses and cottages
  • Landlord ¬†and Tenant 1954 Act commercial property lettings
  • Grazing & Mowing Licences
  • Fishing & Shooting Licences
  • Contract Farming Agreements
  • Contract Farming Option Agreements



  • Dairy Farm Contracts
  • Share Farming Agreements
  • Joint Venture Agreements
  • Machinery Share Agreements
  • Farm Co-operation Agreements
  • Development Option Agreements
  • Promotional Agreements for Development Land
  • Occupation Licences for contractors’ compounds, metal detecting clubs, grass boarding clubs, etc.
  • Solar Farm Leases
  • Wind Farm Leases
  • Bio-digester Heads of Terms
  • Telephone Mast Leases
  • Electricity Supply Contracts
  • Easement Agreements for electricity cables to renewable projects
  • STOR Site Legal Agreements


Our expertise includes setting up and terminating such agreements and advising on issues such as succession, end of tenancy, repairs and rent reviews.