Appointment of partner ‘with farming in her blood’ strengthens Mogers Drewett’s agriculture team

May 15, 2024

Bath legal and financial planning firm Mogers Drewett has appointed experienced agriculture lawyer Tracy Neal as a partner in its growing team.

Tracy, pictured, joins the firm’s specialist agricultural law team from Battens Solicitors in Dorset, where she was joint head of agriculture and rural property. 

A former tenant farmer herself, she specialises in high-value, complex transactions involving the sale and purchase of agricultural land, farms and rural estates, as well as advising on farm business tenancies.

Before training as a lawyer, Tracy ran a mixed farm in Hampshire, where she kept cattle and sheep.

She is also a former professional showjumper and grew up on the family farm in her native New Zealand.

She now has a smallholding where she can express her love for nature, creating wildlife corridors by planting native hedgerows.

Tracy, who believes agriculture and habitat creation can work hand in hand when carefully managed, has also planted more than 100 trees, with plans to plant a further 100. She

Mogers Drewett agricultural law team head Frank Collins said: “Farming is in Tracy’s blood.

“Having been a tenant farmer herself, she really understands the pressures that farmers face and the legal issues affecting rural businesses.

“Her wealth of legal expertise and unrivalled sector knowledge will be invaluable to us as a firm and the many agricultural clients that we represent across the South West.”

Mogers Drewett, which also has offices in Sherborne, Wells and Frome, employs nearly 100 people providing a full range of legal services for businesses and individuals.


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