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Steven Corfield
Steven Corfield

Steven Corfield

Agricultural Business - Principal Development Partner

T: 01743 266268

s.corfield@fbcmb.co.uk

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Steven studied law at University College in Cardiff, graduating with an LLB (Hons) Degree in 1978, before completing the Law Society Finals at the College of Law in Chester in 1979. Steven trained at Baker Flavell & Trafford in Willenhall, qualifying as a Solicitor in 1981. Steven joined Manby & Steward LLP as a Senior Solicitor in the Commercial Property Department in 1988 and became Partner and Head of the Firm’s Agricultural & Rural Services Department in 1994. Most recently in 2017 Steven became the Firm's Agricultural Business Principal Development Partner.

Steven specialises in providing advice to farming and estate clients in respect of freehold and leasehold matters, tenancies, partnership agreements, company matters, mineral rights, sporting rights, telecommunications and renewables and all matters associated with rural businesses including statutory legislation and the Environment Agency. Steven sits on both the Shropshire and National and Parliamentary Committees of the Country Land & Business Association (CLA).

In 2015 and 2016 Steven was the only lawyer in the West Midlands including Shropshire, to be named on the 'elite lawyers' list in leading legal directory, the Legal 500, for his work in the agricultural sector. In addition he was listed as a 'notable practitioner' in Chambers 2016, again recognised for his expertise and reputation amongst farming clients and agricultural professionals.

Did you know? On an informal basis Steven has for many years assisted the production team of BBC Radio 4’s series The Archers in providing legal advice on agricultural based storylines.

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WHAT OTHERS SAY

"Steven Corfield leads the team at FBC Manby Bowdler LLP, which has expertise in acting for large landed estates, farmers and funding institutions.

Clients said "I like the fact that he is very knowledgeable and can put that knowledge into practice as well as looking at practical ways to move forward. He is also very efficient."

Legal 500 Directory 2016 / Chambers UK 2017 Directory

 

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