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Extracts from various editions of Chambers and Partners

"According to interviewees, the "brilliant commercial lawyers" housed at this firm ensure that it is a prime contender for clients based in Yorkshire and further afield."

"Recognised as a market-leading practice in Yorkshire, acting on the full range of agricultural and rural matters. Particular expertise on agricultural tenancies, purchase and sales of farms and estate diversification. Complements its agricultural services with strong support from the real estate, dispute resolution and private client departments."

"Specialising in private client work, this traditional York outfit wins plaudits for its "incredible thoroughness". It advises landed estates, farmers and local entrepreneurs on tax, trust and estate planning."


"Boutique firm with a stellar reputation in the market, exclusively serving individuals. Mostly seen offering advice on estate planning and business succession for landed estates, agricultural clients and business owners.

"Specialising in traditional private client services, Grays' wills, trusts, and tax planning practice in York provides "serious, technical, joined-up expertise" for private individuals, landowners, farmers, companies, schools, charities and ecclesiastical institutions."

"Practice head Lyn Rickatson is held in the highest esteem by clients and peers alike, with one source noting:  "She is a star – she is wonderful, honest, able and really experienced"." 

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