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Mae’r arbenigwr mewn Ymgyfreitha Tirol, Sarah Davies, wedi datblygu i fod yn un o’r arbenigwyr mwyaf effeithiol yn ei maes. Mae ei harbenigedd mewn cyngor ar dir a datrys anghydfodau tirol yn cael ei ystyried yn rôl bwysig yn esblygiad JCP. Cynghora Sarah ar ystod eang o faterion tirol.

Mae ei gwybodaeth dechnegol yn cynnwys materion landlordiaid a thenantiaid masnachol, meddiant gwrthgefn, tresbas, hawliau tramwy unigol a chyhoeddus, a materion tirol sy’n ymwneud â methdaliad.

Sicrha enw da Sarah am ragori bod ganddi bortffolio o gleientiaid o unigolion i Gymdeithasau Cominwyr a Ffermwyr, Landlordiaid Eiddo Preswyl, a Phobl Broffesiynol.

Gall Sarah ddibynnu ar yr ystod eang o adnoddau sydd ar gael iddi o fewn y Tîm Datrys Anghydfodau er mwyn cynnig gwasanaeth cynhwysfawr a chywrain i’w chleientiaid ac mae’n deall pwysigrwydd diogelu sefyllfa gyfreithiol busnesau ac unigolion ynglŷn â hawliau tirol.

Yn aelod o’r Gymdeithas Ymgyfreitha Dirol, mae Sarah yn dysgu Cymraeg.

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Commercial Tenancies: Protections from Forfeiture Extended - Again

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The Government has now announced (on Wednesday 16 June 2021) that it will be taking further action to introduce yet another extension to the protections from forfeiture for non-payment of rent. The Government’s announcement confirms that the...

Waiving the Right to Forfeiture - Commercial Property

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Most commercial leases enable a landlord to terminate a lease by forfeiture if the tenant breaches its obligations. Once the right to forfeit the lease has arisen, if the landlord acts in such a way so as to treat the lease as continuing it will have waived...

Boundary Disputes Can Lead to Neighbourhood Strife

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Social distancing has become part of our life now, but distance between neighbours has always been a potential flashpoint, when it comes to boundary disputes. If you think your neighbour has overstepped their boundary, or is encroaching on your territory,...

Surrender of a Commercial Lease

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It isn’t uncommon for a struggling commercial tenant to think that they can simply hand back the keys to a property in a bid to escape their obligations under their lease. This, clearly, leaves a landlord in a bind, and our highly experienced Property...

Overlooked by neighbours? What are your rights?

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We regularly act for those seeking to pursue and defend claims for private nuisance. This generally involves someone doing something on their land which substantially and unreasonably interferes with neighbouring land. In these cases, a claimant can seek...

Additional Protection for Commercial Tenants in Wales and England

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The Coronavirus Act 2020 (CVA 2020) came into force on 26 March 2020 and introduced emergency measures to temporarily deny landlords the right to forfeit (bring to an end) relevant business tenancies for the non-payment of rent. Under section 82 of the CVA...

Options for the Recovery of Rent Arrears

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The Coronavirus Act 2020 (CVA 2020) has now come into force bringing with it emergency measures for commercial tenancies. Commercial landlords will no doubt be anxious to know how these measures will impact them and will want to know what, if any, action...

Covid-19 Legislation to Further Protect Commercial Tenants

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Legislation has been passed in the form of the Business Tenancies (Extension and Protection from Forfeiture) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2020 which come in to force on 30th June 2020, further preventing Landlords from ending business tenancies for non-payment...

Landlords - Beware of Allowing Tenants to Ignore Some Lease Terms

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Living in an apartment block suits many people but it can bring its own challenges – not least the fact that you will be living very close to your neighbours. Friction can arise even among good neighbours and occasionally these issues can lead to legal...

Protecting commercial tenants' goods - Further Covid-19 temporary legislation

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The Taking Control of Goods and Certification of Enforcement Agents (Amendment) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2020 has introduced temporary legislation to restrict commercial Landlords exercising their rights to seize and take their Tenants’ goods when...

Commercial Property - Waiving the Right to Forfeiture and the Coronavirus Act 2020

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Most commercial leases enable a landlord to terminate a lease by forfeiture if the tenant breaches its obligations. Once the right to forfeit the lease has arisen, if the landlord acts in such a way so as to treat the lease as continuing it can lose the...

The Coronavirus Act 2020 - What Commercial Landlords and Tenants Need to Know

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The Coronavirus Act 2020 has now come into force, it brings with it emergency measures concerning commercial tenancies. Commercial landlords and tenants will be anxious to know how these measures will impact them and what action they should be taking during...

The Coronavirus Bill - What Landlords and Tenants Need to Know

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The Government has published the Coronavirus Bill 2019-21, outlining new measures coming into force for both residential and commercial landlords and tenants, in these unusual times. The effect of the measures for residential tenancies appears to be less...

Covid-19: Wondering About Your Next Move, as a Commercial Tenant or Landlord?

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We are keen to support commercial landlords and tenants who may be unsure about their rights and responsibilities, at this challenging time. Here are some of the key points you should be aware of: The relationship between the...

Are AirBnB Hosts Letting Themselves In For Legal Trouble?

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The boom in AirBnB style lettings has given holiday-makers a great deal more choice, but it is causing some concerns for landlords who fear their tenants may be letting out their homes in breach of their lease. This is undoubtedly the case in many...

Setting Up Or Expanding? Pay Attention To Your Lease Terms

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Sarah Davies, JCP Director and Head of Property Litigation, shares some advice on commercial property leases. If you are planning to set up a business or to expand from a home-based business to having a dedicated office or shop front, you should...

An Effective Way To Remove Tenants From Rented Residential Property

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If you are a Letting Agent and want an update and overview on the most effective way to remove tenants from rented residential property, Sarah Davies, Director and Head of Property Litigation at JCP Solicitors, has a short presentation that she is...

Disputed Boundaries: The Hedge and Ditch Rule

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The most useful summary of the hedge and ditch rule can be found in the ruling of Judge Lawrence in Vowles v Miller (1810). “The rule about ditching is this. No man, making a ditch, can cut into his neighbour’s soil, but usually he cuts it to...

Business Tenancies Pursuant To The Landlord And Tenant Act 1954

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What is a Business Lease? The Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 (“the Act”) provides that leases of a fixed term of over 6 months or where the tenant has been in occupation for 12 months can gain protection from the Act. In order to gain protection...

Property And Your Right To Light

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The presumption when it comes to land ownership is that the landowner owns from the depth to the heavens. This therefore may create a situation whereby a neighbouring property can build right up to yours and therefore prevent any light getting onto your...