ADR Group Civil and Commercial Mediator

Andrew Fearn is a lawyer with a wealth of experience. Originally trained as a Private Client solicitor, he has come to specialise in agricultural and rural matters, advising landowners and farmers across a wide spectrum of their affairs. He is a trusted adviser to many clients, both personal and corporate.

Andrew is personable and brings a calm authority to the mediation table.  Professionally, he has assisted many families and partnerships in dispute and offers the same patience and skills as a mediator. 

professional background

Andrew Fearn is a solicitor, having practised in the East Midlands as a Partner with Langleys Solicitors LLP. In addition to his professional work, he has led the Private Law Division of the firm as well as serving as Deputy Managing Partner and, latterly, as Langleys’ first Chairman. In the process, he has acquired significant commercial awareness.

He is a member of the Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners, sits on the Lincolnshire Committee of the Country Landowners Association and is a Recommended Professional for the Tenant Farmers Association. He is a regular contributor of agri-legal articles to the press and speaks at seminars. 


Chambers & Partners 2016 said “Andrew Fearn manages difficult clients and solicitors very cleverly and flexibly”. The directory quoted a client saying that he is “rarely matched” as an agricultural adviser.

Both Chambers and Partners and Legal 500 directories recognise Andrew as a “leader in his field”

Recently Andrew acted for the former England Rugby Union star, Jonny Wilkinson, in setting up his new Charitable Foundation and Jonny wrote, “Andrew and his firm have been phenomenal in helping us to set up our Foundation. Without his expert support driving and guiding us through the many different avenues involved in creating and registering a charitable body I am not sure we would have succeeded.”

personal interests

Andrew is married with three adult children. He is involved with local rugby, plays golf and is an amateur actor.

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