Mark joined the firm in 1994 as a livestock fieldsman where his knowledge of cattle was soon evident. By 2002, Mark had progressed up to be he his current role as cattle auctioneer. Now a partner in the firm, Mark continues to lead the auctioneering of the cattle whilst still running the family farm in South Shropshire.
Having developed a career in Farm Management in Derbyshire, Rob moved to Shropshire in 1989 before later joining Nock Deighton in 2005. Rob became a partner of the firm in 2009 and now leads the Rural Professional Department. He is principally involved in AMC applications, agricultural and rural property sales, valuations, business management and advising landowners and investors generally.
Martin became an auctioneer at an early age serving his ‘apprenticeship’ in the now closed Kidderminster Market, to become a specialist Sheep Auctioneer but with a wide range of experience of selling cattle and farming deadstock alongside rural professional work.
Mark crafted his skills as an auctioneer with Fellowes, Mason and Pilkington in Wellington, Shropshire followed by spells managing antique shops, studying Shropshire Porcelain and working for an international auction company.
A farmer’s son from near Much Wenlock, Shropshire, James graduated from Harper Adams University College in 2011 with a BSc (Hons) in Agriculture and Environmental Management before going back to study an MSc in Rural Estate and Land Management. James began his career in 2012 working for a firm in North Shropshire working primarily in Wales. In 2016, James joined Nock Deighton as a Rural Surveyor and specialises in agricultural tenancy matters, compensation claims and compulsory purchase.
Camilla joined Nock Deighton in 2016 having completed a BSc (Hons) in Real Estate at the Royal Agricultural University in Cirencester. A farmer’s daughter from near Stottesdon, Shropshire, Camilla has joined the firm as a Graduate Rural Surveyor and will be working towards her professional accreditation with the RICS. Although gaining experience in all areas of professional work, Camilla has already been busy with land based schemes and planning work.
A dairy farmer’s wife from Craven Arms, Laura has been with the firm since completing her degree in French and Linguistics in 2006. Laura provides administrative support to the rural professional department as well as taking a very keen interest in the firm’s marketing.