Carter Jonas Strengthens Rural South West Team With Senior Appointment
Date of Article
Dec 04 2019
Sector
Farms, Land & Estates

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James is a Partner who heads up the South West Rural team based in Taunton.  He specialises in rural estate management, landlord and tenant matters, valuation, compulsory purchase and compensation, rural grant and subsidy regimes, rural planning issues and farm and estate diversification opportunities.

He is a RICS registered valuer and appointed valuer for the Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (AMC).

James has two children that absorb much of his free time but during the odd window of opportunity he enjoys fly fishing, playing tennis and cricket and is an armchair rugby enthusiast.

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Carter Jonas has enhanced its Rural team in the south west with the appointment of Chris Anderson as a Partner working across the firm’s offices in the region. 

Chris Anderson Anderson joins from Savills where he was based for four years in the Truro team. Before this, he was at Smiths Gore, which he joined as a graduate working his way to Associate Partner level. He has a wealth of knowledge and expertise in the rural sector, advising clients on a wide range of matters including strategic planning and development, estate management, farm sales and purchase, compulsory acquisition and utilities, and valuation of property for tax, secured lending and farm and estate diversification. 

 

James Stephen, Partner, South West Rural, Carter Jonas, said:

It is a pleasure to welcome Chris to Carter Jonas. We continue to invest in the south west, and over the last three years have extended our geographical reach into Cornwall alongside the expansion of our team and the number of services that we provide. Chris is known for delivering sound and effective advice on a range of property matters and is a well-respected figure within the rural and development sectors locally. His experience, particularly in planning and development matters, complements the skills and knowledge of our team and will be invaluable as we look to grow our market share across the region.”

 

Chris Anderson, Partner, South West Rural, Carter Jonas said: 

“This is an exciting time to be joining Carter Jonas, a highly regarded business within the industry, at both a local and national level. Its Partnership structure allows operations to reflect local markets and their nuances whilst being able to draw on the expertise of the wider business in certain key relevant sectors.”
 
Anderson’s appointment follows several significant developments for the Carter Jonas south west rural team. In 2017, Carter Jonas opened new offices in Taunton and Truro, and a second office in Marlborough. Part of this expansion included the arrival of David Hebditch, Craig Horton, Christopher Jerram, Marie Handel and Caroline Lawrence who joined from Humberts alongside a number of other staff from their teams.