The management of Rural Estates has been Laws and Fiennes’ core business since it was established in 1946 and we still manage estates ranging from 50 to over 3,000 acres today. We are proud of our long associations with a wide range of clients including private individuals, families and charitable trusts and institutions offering tailored services to meet each individual owner’s objectives.
Laws & Fiennes are a dedicated team offering expert local knowledge and sound, professional advice, helping their clients to optimise the assets to achieve their objectives. We are approachable and trustworthy with relationships, innovation and service at the heart of what we do. We pride ourselves on providing an independent, speedy and responsive service.
We are able to offer a range of services from a comprehensive management role to associated professional work ranging from core activities of advice on landlord and tenant matters and GIS mapping, through to tax and estate planning.
Most clients take advantage of the full client accounting service we offer, including rent collection, payroll management, budgets and cash flows, Vat returns and liaison with accountants and auditors.
The properties we manage include let and in-hand farmland (under various different arrangements), residential, commercial, retail, equine enterprises, mineral rights, public houses and woodland. Most of the properties are located in Oxfordshire and the adjoining counties, but for institutional clients we also manage property throughout the south of England, together with a large estate on the eastern edge of Leeds.
Our experienced client accounting team operates out of our office at Broughton and complies with the RICS members rules covering client money, UK legislation, VAT and other property related regulations. We provide a dedicated day-to-day management of clients’ accounts, offering a personalised and discreet service. We pride ourselves on the quality of service we are able to offer private rural estates where accounting can often be complex.