Jonathan Thompson

Jonathan Thompson

Senior Associate

Jonathan Thompson

Senior Associate

Having qualified as a Solicitor in 1999, Jonathan has followed a career of acting for UK domiciled & non-domiciled landed estate owners and farmers.

This has been whilst based in principally the North East of England, East Anglia and latterly the South East, but he has acted for landowners & farmers (both landlord & tenant) throughout England & Wales.



Jonathan specialises in agricultural and rural property law & legal aspects of landed estate management. He has accrued expertise & experience in a wide range of matters: from agricultural tenancies & grazing licences to bespoke rural property occupation agreements; buying and selling farms & landed estates; sporting rights; riparian rights; first registration of land and a wide variety of landed estate & farm management issues, being the initial point of contact for a wide range of matters.

Jonathan has a particular interest and experience in succession planning for family businesses and innovative uses of elements of landed estates & farms to create new sources of business & income for the family business.



Legal Week & American Lawyer Private Client Global Elite 2017

Listed as ‘One to Watch’

Citywealth Leaders List 2017


Jonathan is involved in a number of agricultural/rural organisations and qualified as a Fellow of the Agricultural Law Association in 2010.

Latest Headlines

Feb 19, 2019
Jonathan Thompson discusses why farmers are reluctant to plough cash into land in Farmers Guardian
Oct 09, 2018
Jonathan Thompson examines the Agriculture Bill 2018 in Farming Monthly National
Sep 24, 2018
Jonathan Thompson discusses the sporting rights policy in The Farmers Club Journal
Sep 13, 2018
Landmark Agriculture Bill to help farmers profitably deliver and invest in a clean and healthy environment

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