Group Chairman

Jon rejoined the firm in 1999 and is Chairman of The Hobbs Parker Group. His particular expertise and experience includes Compulsory Purchase and Compensation, Land Development, Purchase of farms and land, Agricultural Tenancy matters, Joint Venture Farming Agreements and Single Payment Scheme advice.

Jon also assists the Livestock Team as an Auctioneer selling the finished cattle.

Professional Background

Jon studied Rural Estate Management at the Royal Agricultural College Cirencester and then joined Hobbs Parker as a Graduate in 1991. He is a qualified member of the RICS and a Fellow of the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers. From 1994 further professional experience was gained in the Midlands before rejoining Hobbs Parker in September 1999. Jon is also a Member of the National Farmers Union, Tenant Farmers Association, and Compulsory Purchase Association.

Outside Hobbs Parker

Jon’s background is from a farming family in Lancashire and is married with three children. His interests include most sports, although this is restricted to mainly watching, playing golf, cricket, squash, skiing and shooting.

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I am Director of: Hobbs Parker Auctioneers LLP, Hobbs Parker Car Auctions LLP, Hobbs Parker Estate Agents LLP, Hobbs Parker Property Consultants LLP, Hobbs Parker 1850 LLP,