isurv authors - Baines, Caroline

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Caroline Baines
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Consultant Professional Support Lawyer, Michelmores LLP
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Caroline Baines is a member of the Michelmores Agriculture team, having joined the firm in October 2016 as a Consultant Professional Support Lawyer.

Caroline has spent 25 years specialising in agricultural law, covering a broad range of issues including agricultural, commercial and residential tenancies, farm sales, EU subsidies and schemes and farm business structures. She has drafted agricultural precedent documentation for many firms of chartered surveyors, solicitors and national institutions.

Caroline is a contributor to LexisNexis Encyclopaedia of Forms and Precedents Volumes 2(1) Agricultural Tenancies, 2(2) Agriculture and 2(3) Allotments Smallholdings and Gardens. She is also a joint contributing author of Sweet & Maxwell Agricultural Law Tax and Finance, Quotas and Subsidies chapter.

Company biography

Michelmores is a fast growing law firm with offices in Exeter, Bristol and on Chancery Lane in London.

It has the largest team of Agricultural lawyers in the country, offering practical and commercial advice to landowners, farming businesses, landed estates, institutions and others with interests in land and the wider rural economy. Two lawyers in the team are dual-qualified, having previously practised as chartered surveyors and the team now boasts two Fellows of the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers.

The Agriculture team is assisted by one of the largest and most experienced private client and tax teams outside London. As a full service law firm, the skills and experience of its employment, commercial and energy and renewables teams can be called on to provide comprehensive advice to clients when required.

Michelmores' ability to advise across all rural issues, coupled with experience, ensures that it is seen by many as the leading firm for all legal issues arising in agriculture.