Expert evidence
There are times when specialist agricultural business insight is required for court cases, arbitrations or planning applications.

Because of the breadth of his knowledge and experience Simon Ward is able to provide authoritative evidence relating to the impact of a wide range of issues on agricultural businesses and their profitability. He is familiar with the format required for presenting Proof of Evidence.

Cases for which Simon Ward has provided expert evidence:

  • Justification for a reservoir
  • Assessment of income loss which would result from removal of a farm access
  • Impact on a business of relocating a horticultural unit
  • Rental arbitration advice for tenants and landlords
  • Evaluation of farming profitability for Agricultural Holdings Act (‘traditional’ tenancies) arbitrations
  • Assessment of economic implications of pollution and spray incidents

For more information, e-mail Simon Ward