Company

Irwin Mitchell

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Partner

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Legal

Property

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Property & Landed Estate Lawyers

Advice type

Contentious

Family businesses

Legal - Dispute resolution

Litigation

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Asset Class

Landed estates

Client Types

Families

HNW

Trusts

Sector Focus

Legal Advisory Services

Geographical Focus

United Kingdom

Customer Type

Adviser

James Pavey

Spear's Review

James Pavey is the head of Irwin Mitchell’s rural business & enterprise team in the UK, which covers a wide range of matters concerning rural landholdings, HNW and institutional landowners. He has considerable litigation expertise in both public law and private law cases and spends most of his time with property transaction matters, with a particular focus on ‘unlocking the development of land’.

Pavey increasingly spends his time performing the role of a trusted adviser, whether as a trustee or a principal adviser to trustees, or as a go-to partner for clients on all transactional matters.

Outside work, he is a member of the CLA’s Legal, Parliamentary and Property Rights Committee and a past president of the Cambridge University Land Society.

Adviser Profile

James Pavey is a Partner and Head of Rural Business & Estates at Irwin Mitchell LLP.

He is a trusted adviser for a number of landed estates, heritage properties, and rural businesses. In that role, he oversees advice and representation on issues from tax and trusts, to property and planning, to commercial and employment.

His own specialism is resolving difficult trust, property and land use problems, whether in negotiations behind closed doors or in the Supreme Court – and in many different fora in-between.

James is recognised as an expert by Chambers and the Legal 500. He is a member of the CLA's Legal, Parliamentary and Property Rights Committee and a past President of the Cambridge University Land Society.

Rank: Top Recommended

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