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Ethan Desai

Ethan Desai

Partner

Ethan Desai

Partner

Ethan Desai
Locations Canterbury
Tel 01227 763939
Email edd@furleypage.co.uk
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  • Agriculture and landed estates
  • Commercial property
  • Residential property
  • Charity property
  • Development
  • Renewable energy

Ethan is the head of our Agricultural and Rural Business team.

Ethan graduated from the University of Reading and qualified as a solicitor in 2007. Ethan specialised in rural and agricultural property matters at two firms in the Midlands before joining Furley Page in 2016 and became a Partner in May 2018.

Ethan advises agricultural estates, farmers and other landowners on a full range of residential, commercial and agricultural property matters. These include farm sales and purchases, development options and promotion agreements, tenancy advice (including agricultural tenancies), overage agreements and renewable energy projects.

Ethan’s workload typically comprises of:

  • acting for sellers and buyers in relation to land transactions, whether that involves whole farms/businesses or smaller land parcels;
  • acting for landowners in the sale of development land, particularly the grant of residential development options or promotion agreements to major developers;
  • advising landowners in relation to renewable energy projects;
  • assisting with the management of landed estates in a range of property or business restructuring matters;
  • providing landowners and tenants with advice on agricultural tenancies, including surrender/regrant arrangements for tax planning purposes and succession tenancies; and;
  • dealing with the sale and purchase of high value residential properties or estates.
  • Agricultural Law Association (ALA)

  • Country Land and Business Association (CLA)

A source reports that "he has a superb...

A source reports that "he has a superb eye for detail while understanding the bigger picture and understanding the commerciality of a deal," adding: "He also has an uncanny ability to take a complex legal topic and explain it in a way that can be understood. Chambers UK 2020 : Ethan Desai

Ethan Desai is comfortably within the excellent category'...

Ethan Desai is comfortably within the excellent category' The Legal 500 2020 : Ethan Desai

Jeremy Licence and Ethan Desai have provided excellent...

Jeremy Licence and Ethan Desai have provided excellent advice and service. The Legal 500 2020 : Jeremy Licence & Ethan Desai

Ethan Desai is head of the agricultural and...

Ethan Desai is head of the agricultural and rural business team at the firm. An interviewee says that Desai is "very efficient, approachable and willing to give good explanations." Chambers UK 2019 - Ethan Desai

Areas of Specialism

  • Agriculture and landed estates
  • Commercial property
  • Residential property
  • Charity property
  • Development
  • Renewable energy

Career

Ethan is the head of our Agricultural and Rural Business team.

Ethan graduated from the University of Reading and qualified as a solicitor in 2007. Ethan specialised in rural and agricultural property matters at two firms in the Midlands before joining Furley Page in 2016 and became a Partner in May 2018.

Ethan advises agricultural estates, farmers and other landowners on a full range of residential, commercial and agricultural property matters. These include farm sales and purchases, development options and promotion agreements, tenancy advice (including agricultural tenancies), overage agreements and renewable energy projects.

Ethan’s workload typically comprises of:

  • acting for sellers and buyers in relation to land transactions, whether that involves whole farms/businesses or smaller land parcels;
  • acting for landowners in the sale of development land, particularly the grant of residential development options or promotion agreements to major developers;
  • advising landowners in relation to renewable energy projects;
  • assisting with the management of landed estates in a range of property or business restructuring matters;
  • providing landowners and tenants with advice on agricultural tenancies, including surrender/regrant arrangements for tax planning purposes and succession tenancies; and;
  • dealing with the sale and purchase of high value residential properties or estates.

Memberships

Agricultural Law Association (ALA)

Country Land and Business Association (CLA)

Testimonials

A source reports that "he has a superb...

A source reports that "he has a superb eye for detail while understanding the bigger picture and understanding the commerciality of a deal," adding: "He also has an uncanny ability to take a complex legal topic and explain it in a way that can be understood. Chambers UK 2020 : Ethan Desai

Ethan Desai is comfortably within the excellent category'...

Ethan Desai is comfortably within the excellent category' The Legal 500 2020 : Ethan Desai

Jeremy Licence and Ethan Desai have provided excellent...

Jeremy Licence and Ethan Desai have provided excellent advice and service. The Legal 500 2020 : Jeremy Licence & Ethan Desai

Ethan Desai is head of the agricultural and...

Ethan Desai is head of the agricultural and rural business team at the firm. An interviewee says that Desai is "very efficient, approachable and willing to give good explanations." Chambers UK 2019 - Ethan Desai

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