thanks for your quick reply.
I spoke to him about this matter today, stating that i will bring him on as a silent partner in my business (so he can earn more), and i will invest a lot of money into the farm to help expand my business.
however im not going to do this if my position at the farm is at risk. This would be a massive investment to me. And I'm worried that if anything happens to my father (death or divorce), then I am worried that all the farm would go to his present wife.
He seems to think that this cannot happen, and feels he can protect my interest by giving me a long tenancy. He told me there is nothing to worry about and I would not lose farm. I am so I need concerned as he does not know the law inside out.
he only wants to do a lease to safeguard me, so what do you think would be the minimum lease i should go for.?