Rebecca Gillard

Senior Associate (FCILEx)

Agriculture | Property Conveyancing

About Rebecca:

Rebecca is an experienced property lawyer specialising in all aspects of non-contentious agricultural, rural and residential property.


Rebecca has a keen eye for detail. She is methodical and practical in her approach and has been praised for her patience and her determination in securing the best results for her clients.

Rebecca is recognised in the Legal 500 as a key agricultural property lawyer.


Rebecca has a wide range of experience across residential, agricultural and rural property, including:

  • The acquisition and disposal of farms and estates
  • Residential and agricultural tenancies, including Agricultural Holdings Act tenancies and farm business tenancies
  • Secured lending
  • General advice to rural landowners

Rebecca’s most notable professional achievement was the purchase of a 2,000 acre estate made up of numerous tenanted farms and residential dwellings. The Transaction required close attention to detail, organisation, commitment and a strong working relationship with the client’s other professional advisors.

Some of Rebecca's most interesting work includes:

  • Purchase of 800 acre farm involving advice on tenancies, planning and easements
  • Sale of 800 acre farm involving overage, pre-emption, variation of easement and surrender of Agricultural Holdings Act Tenancy
  • Sales of farmland by family partnership including shooting lease, deed of variation and mortgage to partnership
  • Phased surrender of Agricultural Holdings Act Tenancy, grant of Farms Business Tenancy and option
  • Purchase of country house as part of a contract race. Exchange of contracts required within 10 working days and achieved in 6

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