Mary Wathen

Mary Wathen

Partner, Head of Agriculture and Rural Affairs

Direct Dial: +44 (0)1989 561421
Mobile: +44 (0)7759 444 199

Mary Wathen is a Partner dealing with all manner of property transactions in relation to commercial, agricultural and residential property.

Mary read law at Nottingham Law School and completed her LPC at the College of Law in Guildford.  Mary trained at Harrison Clark Rickerbys and has been with the firm since 2005.

Mary has a leading role in the Agriculture and Rural Affairs team and forms part of the Wye Valley residential conveyancing team and the commercial property team.  Mary is able to advise on the following:

  • Farm sales and purchases
  • Residential house sales and purchases
  • Country House and Estate sales and purchases
  • Farm Business Tenancies
  • Agricultural Holdings Act Tenancies
  • Option Agreements
  • Fishing and Shooting rights
  • Mortgages
  • Commercial leases
  • Option agreements and leases of renewable energy projects

Mary has recently acted in the purchase of a £6,000,000 Estate, the purchase of a £2,000,000 Country House and the lease of a hydro scheme in Wales.

Mary lives in Newent and likes to spend time on the family farm in Gloucestershire.  Mary enjoys walking her chocolate Labrador, Milly around the Forest of Dean, the Malvern Hills and Ledbury.  Mary enjoys playing tennis and plays at Aston Ingham tennis club and has recently taken up Golf at Ross-on-Wye golf club.

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Mary Wathen – Agriculture & Rural Affairs

We would like to thank you for all your help and professional input in making the transaction of land go smoothly

Mr & Mrs Cook 

Mary Wathen – Agriculture

Dear Mary,

Thank you for handling the sale of the farm so efficiently, we had great confidence in you.  It was a long performance & a great relief that we have finally sold the house to a lovely family.


Mary Wathen – Conveyancing

Dear Mary and team,

Thank you to you and your team for all the excellent work you did in the Conveyancing of our house.


Mary Wathen – Agriculture and Rural Affairs

Mary’s review of the potential tenant’s proposal and initial comments were particularly useful and insightful for our mutual client giving them great confidence in her ability to both protect their interests and obtain the best possible deal for them.

Robert McCabe,  Partner at Nock Deighton Agricultural LLP 


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