Kivells lead the way in providing reliable professional advice on rural matters. We have unrivaled contact with the rural community via our network of offices and four agri-business centres and livestock markets.

  • Compulsory Purchase and Compensation Claims
  • Countryside Stewardship
  • Basic Payment Scheme
  • Landlord and Tenant
  • Rural Planning
  • Rural Property Management
  • Renewables
  • Quotation/Contact 

Compulsory Purchase and Compensation Claims

Kivells have a wealth of experience dealing with compensation claims for work undertaken by South West Water, Gas Providers, Western Power Distribution and British Telecom.  We also undertake claims in connection with new road schemes and other public works.

Countryside Stewardship

The Kivells Team of Rural Professionals can provide you with advice in relation to the new Countryside Stewardship Scheme and help you with the application process.

Basic Payment Scheme

The Kivells Rural Professional Team can assist you with the completion of annual claim forms and transfers of land and Entitlements. We can also provide general advice in relation to Basic Payment Scheme mapping and other queries related to BPS and Entitlement Trading.

Landlord and Tenant

Kivells can be of assistance to both landlords and tenants with regard to end of tenancy claims, rent reviews and all other matters arising from tenancy agreements. We can also prepare new Farm Business Tenancy Agreements, Grazing Licences and Contract Farming Agreements.

Rural Planning

The Kivells Rural Professional Team can help with submitting planning applications for new dwellings, new farm buildings, and equestrian facilities. We can also assist with Change of Use applications, Certificates of Lawfulness and offer general advice in relation to planning and diversification opportunities on your property, including Permitted Development Rights.

Rural Property Management

Kivells offer a comprehensive management service for all types of rural property including estates, farms, bare land and farm buildings, whether they are let or in-hand.


The Rural Professional Team can offer advice in relation to renewable projects including negotiation of heads of terms for options and leases.


The Kivells Team have much experience with valuations of all types of rural property, from country estates to bare land, and for a variety of different purposes, including loan security, Tax, dispute resolution and stock taking purposes.


If you would like a quotation for any of the services mentioned above or if you have any other queries then please do not hesitate to contact us.


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