Category Archive: Commercial property

Top 5 reasons you should use a solicitor for shareholder agreements

A shareholders’ agreement sets out the rights and obligations of shareholders and is a binding legal contract between the shareholders and the company. A well-drafted shareholders’ agreement can give members a say in the running of the company and prevent misunderstandings and disagreements from arising in the future. By asking an expert corporate solicitor to…

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Sale of company shares to another shareholder

When a shareholder wants to sell their shares or leave a small company it can upset the equilibrium of the business. Sale to another shareholder could mean the distribution of shares and any accompanying voting rights becomes weighted in favour of one person to the detriment of others. There are ways to avoid this to…

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Five reasons why a solicitor should check your lease before renewing

When your lease expires, it can be an opportunity to renegotiate the terms before you sign a new version. If your lease is protected by the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954, you will have security of tenure, or a statutory right to renew the lease. You will need to inform your landlord that you wish…

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How does COVID-19 impact on private Landlords?

For many people, their buy-to-let property provides an important source of income which they rely upon to service their borrowing, top-up their pension income, or just use as ancillary income. The vast majority of people within the buy-to-let sector are not large scale portfolio Commercial Landlords. To that end, several clients have asked about how…

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Don’t be caught out by EPCS!

It was over 10 years ago that law was passed to make it compulsory for the sale of the Property to have an Energy Performance Certificate in place. It is also a legal requirement for an EPC to be in place for letting of a residential or commercial property (unless one of the exemptions apply)….

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Contracting to buy property without finance in place is a high-risk strategy

The decision in Oakley & Others v Harper McKay relates to a commercial transaction. The Court’s decision re-affirms existing law and, on the facts of the case, the result is hardly surprising. Most buyers of commercial and residential property will choose to take advice from a Solicitor and are very unlikely to find themselves in…

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Our Commercial Team is growing!

Introducing Laurence Lucas, Commercial Property Partner here at Tayntons. Laurence is joining Tayntons with a wealth of experience and knowledge within Commercial Property, having specialised in this area of Law since 2000. He has lived in Gloucester for over 20 years and is a Governor at High School for Girls in Denmark Road. “Tayntons has…

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Caroline Nemecek joins Tayntons commercial property team

The commercial property team at Gloucester Tayntons solicitors has been given a boost with the appointment of Senior Associate Caroline Nemecek. Caroline has more than ten years experience as a commercial property specialist and says it is an exciting time to be working in Gloucester. She previously worked with a large regional law firm in…

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