Harry Chrisp - Senior Associate
Harry studied Archaeology at Edinburgh University. After a career in the Army he returned home to take on the tenancy of Longbank Farm on the sudden death of his father. Whilst remaining an active farmer he attended Northumbria University Law School and then trained at Dickinson Dees before joining its Agriculture, Farms and Estates Team in 2005. He came to Gibson & Co. in 2011.
Harry has acted in the sale and purchase of numerous farms and estates. He deals with agricultural tenancies, residential tenancies and business tenancies. He has also been involved with a number of large estates, acting for them on an ongoing basis. His work includes profits-á-prendre, land registration, rights of way, easements, access to land, restrictive covenants, boundary issues, residential property and mortgages. He is also involved in the preparation of Wills and the administration of estates.
Harry is responsible for the annual Northern Farming Conference for which he chairs the organising committee and he is also chair of the North East group of the Agricultural Law Association. In November 2011 he sat and passed the Fellowship examination for the Agricultural Law Association.
In his spare time Harry enjoys riding horses and has a very busy family life.