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Commercial Property

Blackpool pet bakery celebrates steady rise in…

A Blackpool-based bakery that specialises in treats for dogs has seen a steady rise in business as it celebrates its first anniversary at new premises in the Blackpool Enterprise Zone.…

The impact of energy efficiency regulations on…

Many landowners have diversified into providing commercial premises by converting historic farms buildings. Given the age of some of these buildings, they risk breaching MEES regulations come 2023. George Wilson,…

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Trainee Solicitor

Mixed-use Stamp Duty Land Tax: When can…

George Wilson from Harrison Drury’s rural sector team outlines how different approaches to purchasing rural property can reduce the stamp duty land tax liability. He also reinforces the importance in…

Factors to consider before selling part of…

There has been an increased demand for acquiring rural land over the years, primarily for development purposes or to secure additional land for working farms. Hannah Hughes from Harrison Drury’s…

Harrison Drury helps Joseph make the cut…

A leading Lancashire-based barber has opened a new barber shop in Whalley as he branches out in the Ribble Valley. Joseph Lanzante, who operates The Men’s Room Clitheroe, plus a…

Harrison Drury supports housing developer’s latest project

A Lancashire-based housing developer is optimistic the housing market will continue to perform well as it starts work on its latest development in the Ribble Valley. Reilly Developments Ltd has…

Is it possible to own ‘wildlife’ when…

Senior associate solicitor, Wendy Newbury, from our commercial property team, highlights a recent case in the Court of Appeal. It challenges whether or not coarse fish kept in man-made lakes…

Turnover Rent: A future consideration for commercial…

Senior associate solicitor, Hannah Hughes, offers an alternative arrangement that may be suitable for future commercial property leases to improve business relationships between landlords and tenants during times of financial…

Coronavirus Act 2020: Implications for landlords and…

Harrison Drury’s Hayley Bamber and Abbie Seed look at the Coronavirus Act 2020 in more detail, the importance of entering into a rent deferral agreement and why rent deferral arrangements…

Property

We are dealing with a huge amount of enquiries from Landlord and Tenants (commercial and residential) in respect of their leases: Temporary variations to leases including rent deferrals, concessions and…

Providing independent legal advice during the coronavirus…

George Wilson, associate solicitor in Harrison Drury’s commercial property team outlines the reasons for independent legal advice and how the firm is making this possible during the coronavirus pandemic. The…

Create a Rent Deferral Agreement

  Whilst coronavirus has spurred the Government to prohibit tenants from being evicted from their premises, many renters who are protected from eviction mistakenly believe they do not owe rent.…

Witnessing documents during the coronavirus pandemic

George Wilson, associate solicitor in Harrison Drury’s commercial property team, reinforces the importance of following the correct guidance for witnessing documents and how to still meet legal requirements during the…

Coronavirus: Guidance and support for homebuyers and…

Jody Proudman, of Harrison Drury’s property litigation team, and Jackie Bate, from the commercial property team offer guidance for residential developers and people buying or selling private residential homes during…

Coronavirus – Do my obligations under a…

Harrison Drury’s Chloe Harrison looks at how coronavirus may impact on lease agreements between landlords and tenants. Due to recent developments globally, in the UK some businesses have remained open…

Can coronavirus be cited in force majeure…

Maria Roussari, paralegal in Harrison Drury’s commercial property team, discusses force majeure clauses in existing contractual agreements in the wake of the current coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak. The ongoing coronavirus COVID-19…

Attractive future for Clitheroe beautician’s business

A Clitheroe business owner plans to expand her beautician business after securing the lease on units at a local business park. Beauty Boutique has agreed a five-year lease on three…

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