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Robert Wofinden



+44 (0)115 976 6592


Rob sits on the Nottingham office Board and heads up the rural and estates and residential teams. He has been top ranked for several years in rural, estates and agricultural work in both Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners.   

Rob has over 18 years’ commercial property experience and specialises in property development and strategic land transactions, but also advises on a wide range of more general commercial property, agricultural and energy matters. He acts for a wide range of clients including high net worth private clients, investors, developers, charities, and owners of large landed and commercial estates. 

Rob’s expertise includes advising on conditional property agreements, options, promotion and collaboration agreements, land transfers and advising on a wide range of rural, agricultural and renewable energy property transactions. 

He is a committee member of the Nottinghamshire Country Landowners Association and is also a member of the Agricultural Law Association. 


Featured experience


Acting for Wyggeston Estate on a £50m deal with Moto for a new motorway service project including restaurants and retail units, 100-bedroom hotel, fuel filling station and a Costa drive-through which is now in operation. 

Logistics Park

Acting for a landowning family completing a £12m sale of Phase 1 of a logistics park together with the grant of an option to the same buyer over Phase 2 and infrastructure obligation to unlock future development. 

Garden Village

Advising on a 25-year promotion agreement relating to 2000 acres of land with the potential to be a new garden village, located close to the proposed HS2 route. 

New Housing Development

Advised on an option to sell farmland to a housing developer 11 years ago. The developer was eventually successful in obtaining planning for 450 houses and advised the client on dealing with the sale of the land in two phases for a combined £31m.