Farming and agriculture is big business, contributing significantly to our local and provincial economy, with its own unique set of legal issues (in addition to those issues shared by other businesses). Accordingly, the modern farmer requires experienced legal advisors familiar with the agricultural industry to help make sound business decisions, and to work together through various issues that may arise.
With our roots in the Fraser Valley, we have been working with agricultural businesses throughout the province (and beyond) for a long time, and so have not only developed an understanding of the many issues faced by these businesses, but have also developed the required experience to address those issues in a practical manner.
Baker Newby has also been an ongoing supporter of agriculture and agricultural education, being involved in a number of industry organizations and agricultural programs over the years. We recognize the importance of agriculture not only to our economy, but to our society as a whole, and understand that a strong agriculture sector benefits everyone. In fact, a number of our former and current lawyers are also involved in farming!
Legal services we provide in this area include:
- Corporate/ownership structuring and tax-planned transactions
- Employment law
- Purchases and sales of land, quota and other farm assets
- Boundary adjustments
- Marketing Boards/Quota issues
- Financing transactions
- Family farm succession and estate planning
- Assisting with Agricultural Land Commission matters
- Animal welfare issues
How Can We Help You?
For an initial consultation, tell us a little bit about your case and a member of our law firm will contact you within one business day.
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