Chambers Band 1 ranking for agriculture and estates specialist Richard Williams

Richard (Dicky) Williams, a specialist in agriculture and estates based in Chester, has been ranked as Band 1 in Chambers 2023 directory for the whole of the north west.

With over 25 years’ experience acting for some of the largest landowners and wealthiest families in Cheshire, North Wales and nationwide, Dicky has built a practice dedicated to serving the needs of landed estates and HNW individuals, including:

• structured lifetime tax planning and succession planning
• agricultural law
• farm tenancies
• farming partnerships
• complex first registrations
• whole estate purchase and sale
• forestry and sporting rights
• renewables projects including wind farms and solar parks
• public and private rights of way

Ranked in Chambers for 17 years, Dicky’s clients commented:

“Richard is an all-round expert in the agriculture practice and knows it inside out. I rate him very highly.”

“Richard Williams provides excellent, pragmatic advice. He has a no-nonsense approach, with an excellent bedside manner and a good sense of humour.”