NFU CYMRU is pleased to announce Agri Advisor as the newest appointment to NFU Cymru’s legal panel following a robust tender process.

Agri Advisor, which has an office in Bala, will cover North and Mid Wales and will complement the service already provided in South and Mid Wales by JCP Solicitors Limited.

NFU Cymru’s legal panel provides members with local access to expert legal firms providing specialist agricultural and horticultural advice, complying with Solicitors Regulation Authority requirements.

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Union members continue to save money through the firms offering a discount of 12.5 per cent on their hourly rates, together with fixed fee and other costs packages for various services.

The firms can also assist in non-farming areas of law and their advice is completely impartial.

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Commenting on the appointment, NFU Cymru director John Mercer said: “We are delighted to have Agri Advisor joining NFU Cymru’s legal panel to provide specialist legal advice to our farming members in North Wales.

"We were very impressed with Agri Advisor’s submission as part of the tender process, as well as the passion and commitment the firm’s employees demonstrated to want to work with NFU Cymru and support the union’s members.

“We look forward to establishing a strong relationship with Agri Advisor, working alongside our other NFU Cymru legal panel firm, JCP Solicitors Limited.”

Awel Mai Hughes, partner at Agri Advisor, added: “We feel honoured to have been appointed as the NFU Cymru panel solicitors for North and Mid Wales.

“Our team is looking forward to working diligently with the NFU Cymru teams and engaging with members, in both regions, to provide members with the best advice and practical solutions for them, their families and their businesses.

“We are pleased to provide fully bilingual legal services with many of our solicitors farmers themselves with a strong understanding of the opportunities, and challenges, faced by our sector.”