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Christian Massey, Partner

Christian advises on a diverse portfolio of private client matters with particular expertise of rural properties, landed estates, and agricultural property.


Christian advises on a diverse portfolio of private client property matters, with considerable experience in handling a broad range of landed estates, agricultural and country house property transactions as well as all property work associated with ownership of rural properties. His clients include private individuals based both in the UK and overseas, substantial landowners, farmers, trustees, charities and financial institutions. He has a proven track record in handling complex high profile landed estate transactions and agricultural property transactions, has acted on a number of the largest English estate transactions in recent years, as well as acting on particularly sensitive country house transactions.

"Christian Massey…'is proactive, has the ability to meet tight timescales and is adaptable enough to put in front of any client. He is also not afraid to tell the client when to take a view on an issue and when they should back down'." Chambers UK, 2016, Cheltenham and surrounds - Agriculture & Rural Affairs

Christian is admitted to practise in England and Wales.


  • Sale of substantial landed estate including a castle in the south west
  • Purchase of substantial country house and farm in the south of England
  • Purchase of landed estate including agricultural land, shoot and fishing
  • Ongoing management advice on all property aspects for a substantial landed estate in the south west including large residential property portfolio, numerous commercial properties and numerous diversified businesses