Meet the Experts
Mike is Senior Partner of Barbers Rural Consultancy. He has extensive knowledge and over 30 years experience in a wide range of rural issues and specialises in agricultural law and valuations, together with the sale of farms, land and country properties. He is an experienced Expert Witness.
Mike is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, a Fellow of the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers, a Fellow of the National Association of Estate Agents, an RICS Registered Valuer, a member of the RICS Rural Board and a panel valuer for the Agricultural Mortgage Corporation in addition to other national lending institutions. Mike is also a member of the Agricultural Law Association.
The son of a Shropshire farmer, Mike is married to Louise, with whom he manages the business, and they have two sons. A keen sportsman, Mike enjoys golf, tennis, skiing and fieldsports and loves nothing more than spending time with his family. Mike and Louise spend as much time is the mountains as possible, particularly Snowdonia where they enjoy walking and sailing.
Mike’s claim to fame: Whilst at school Mike ‘starred’ in a film alongside Billy Connolly and Richard Burton.