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Poultry Solicitors

As a specialist law firm, we have been acting for poultry meat and egg producers for many years. We are now regarded as experts in the sector and are well placed to advise producers and landowners across the supply chain on a whole range of matters, from start-up to succession or sale.

With the UK at 75% self-sufficiency in broiler production and the sector benefiting from the consumer’s preference for leaner meat, the prospects look solid. At the same time, some 35 million eggs are eaten every day in the UK. With ambitious retailer targets for free range production, we expect movement in the sector to continue.

How we can help you


  • Egg supply contracts
  • Contracts for the provision of management services
  • Breeder rearing agreements
  • Poultry litter feedstock contracts
  • Joint ventures and share farming


  • CPO and related disturbance issues affecting poultry sites
  • S106 agreements/unilateral undertakings in relation to poultry developments
  • Highway and infrastructure matters
  • Rating/de-rating issues

Regulatory and environmental

  • Abatement notices
  • Environmental permitting variations
  • Environment Agency and Foods Standard Agency prosecutions
  • Trading Standards, RSPCA and HSE investigations
  • Private nuisance claims


  • Sale and purchase of sites for poultry production
  • Sale and leaseback of poultry sites
  • Farm business tenancies and options for lease
  • Easements and wayleaves affecting poultry production areas
  • Worker accommodation

Dispute resolution

  • Contractual claims following non-fulfilment of supply contracts
  • Disputes in relation to solar PV and on-farm AD installations on poultry units
  • Arbitrating egg production disputes
  • Settlement agreements (employment)

Get in touch with our agriculture solicitors

For further information about our agriculture services, get in touch with our team in AlconburyBirminghamNottinghamPeterborough or Spalding.