Catherine is from an agricultural background and has many years of experience in working with farmers and landowners. Her work is mainly property based and includes both transactional and advisory work. She deals with landed estates, sales and purchases of farms, estates and other rural property, farming partnerships, internal family reorganisations and estate planning and trust related work and other matters relating to farms and estates including landlord and tenant work in relation to agricultural and other rural tenancies.
Catherine is the head of the firm’s Estates team and also leads the wider Private Client Services Group. She has been with Howes Percival LLP since 1996 and has been a Partner of the firm since 2001. Catherine is a Fellow of the Agricultural Law Association and she is both a Trustee and a Council Member of the Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association. She is a Charity Trustee and also a Trustee of a number of client family trusts.
Catherine Scott has a wide-ranging agricultural property practice, including landed estate transactions and tenancy matters. "She's sensible, good to deal with and she works hard," comments an interviewee
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