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Please find below the latest blog posts from our Commercial Property team.

London Residential Property Specialist Returns to Swansea Bay.

Emily Diaz
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South and West Wales law firm, JCP Solicitors, has boosted its expertise further with the appointment of a new member of its Swansea based conveyancing team, who specialises in high-value transactions. Originally from Llanelli, Emily Diaz has joined JCP...

JCP Steps in To Help Gymnastics Centre Get Back on its Feet

Chris Davies
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Regional law firm, JCP Solicitors, has advised a community sports centre in Swansea on a deal which has saved it from closure. Swansea Gymnastics Centre, has nurtured both Olympic and Commonwealth athletes, as well as young enthusiasts since 1977, was faced...

Ask The Legal Expert: Where Are My Deeds?

JCP Solicitors
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In this week’s Ask The Legal Expert blog, we get the latest specialist advice from our Property team: I want to sell my house, but where are my deeds? When you originally bought your house, after successfully being registered as the new owner of...

DIY Probate Administration Sees Will Claims Triple

JCP Solicitors
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The increase in people deciding to act as executor and deal with a person’s estate without taking professional advice has meant claims at the High Court against executors for breach of their duty to a deceased’s estate have tripled in the last...

Land Registry Launch Alerts To Help Fight Property Fraud

JCP Solicitors
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H M Land Registry has set up an alert system to help property owners protect themselves against property fraud. Property fraud can happen by fraudsters impersonating the registered owner or, the fraudsters can use forged documents to attempt to acquire...

The Farmhouse- Will It Qualify For Agricultural Property Relief?

Beverley Bowen
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In order to claim the relief it is important that the farmer lives in the farmhouse.  More importantly the farmer must run/manage the farm from the farmhouse.  It is possible therefore that if the farmer has retired and the land is let on grazing...

Tax Hike For Business Owners On Sale Of Business Assets

Allison Kent
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Many business owners look forward to the day when they can hang up their boots and sell their business.  Maybe this will happen on retirement or when the business owner is looking for a new challenge.  Selling your business is stressful and often...

Business Tenancies Pursuant To The Landlord And Tenant Act 1954

Sarah Davies
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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...

Can The Green Deal Help You?

Emma Gilroy
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The Green Deal is a Government initiative aiming to reduce energy consumption by encouraging property owners to install energy saving measures. It will relate, in the main, to older properties. The Green Deal can apply to both residential and commercial...