Forests & woodland

The forests and woodlands in the UK are subject to ever-changing regulations imposed by a number of different authorities, the aim being to protect the vital role that they play in our country both in terms of conservation and also in providing wood, industry and even the site of many hobbies and pastimes.

It is essential that specialist advice is sought when considering any dealings in this unique area.  At Latimer Hinks, we have a wealth of experience in advising clients in relation to forests and woodland and are on hand to keep you on the right path.

We understand the tax implications of owning forests and woodland and will look at your proposed transaction together with your position as a whole, adding value by getting to know you and your business so that we can give you the individual advice required to achieve your objectives in the most efficient way.

Our team can advise you on:

  • Buying & selling forests & woodlands
  • Planning permission
  • Tax planning
  • Grants & schemes, such as the Woodland Grant Schemes
  • Rights of way & other relevant easements
  • Sporting rights
  • Tree preservation orders
  • Wayleaves
  • Fencing & borders