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Venetia Taylor Venetia Taylor

Venetia Taylor

Venetia is a solicitor in the Landed Estates team specialising in buying and selling farms and estates.  Her experience covers properties with both commercial and residential elements, sporting and manorial rights, farming tenancies, unregistered land and public rights of way.


Venetia also frequently deals with estate management issues such as easements for utilities, minerals leases, prescriptive rights and adverse possession claims.

Venetia trained at Withers, moved on qualification in 2014 to the Forsters Landed Estates team and joined Payne Hicks Beach in 2019.

Venetia has degrees in Theology (BA Oxon) and Art History (MA London) and had a prior career in Fine Arts including stints at the Dorotheum in Vienna and both Bonhams and Sotheby's in London.  In her 3 years in the legal department at Sotheby’s she worked on contracts for international private treaties, art loans and travelling exhibitions.

Qualified 2014, joined Payne Hicks Beach 2019.

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