Succession planning: Ham-fisted

Luke Busbridge considers the lessons from a recent case on handling farming partnerships ‘It is essential to have a properly drafted partnership agreement that sets out what are and are not partnership assets, and defines the basis on which they are to be valued.’ It is a regrettable fact that among farming families, the death …
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Cases Referenced

  • Barton v Morris [1985] 1 WLR 1257
  • Ham v Bell & ors [2016] EWHC 1791 (Ch)
  • Ham v Ham [2014] WTLR 255
  • Miles v Clarke [1953] 1 WLR 537