Testing, testing… Numerous types of HGV (and fast tractors) to lose exemptions

If it’s grey and has a trunk then it’s probably an elephant – even if you call it a giraffe, a lion or a leopard.And so it is with HGVs – following a consultation the Government has announced (14 September) that numerous type...

Call for entries for the region’s premier Farm Diversification Competition

Ashtons Legal, in partnership with The Suffolk Agricultural Association (SAA) is calling for entries for its prestigious Best Alternative Land Enterprise (BALE) award, now in its 26th year.Open to all farm businesses througho...

Suffolk FWAG Farm Walks

Ashtons is proudly sponsoring the Suffolk FWAG Conservation Cup Farm Walks of 2017.The first farm walk will take place at Eastwood Farm, Lowestoft on Wednesday 21st June.Eastwood Farm has varied historic interest from WWII gu...

How a clause can prevent eviction

One of the first things we learn in law school is that any statement, written or spoken, can be ambiguous and open to interpretation if not carefully drafted or expressed. Many disputes turn on interpretation of such clauses...