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Conveyancing Legal Advice

Buy­ing or sell­ing a prop­er­ty — whether com­mer­cial or res­i­den­tial — can be stress­ful. The Con­veyanc­ing process can seem like a legal mine­field, but thank­ful­ly advice and pro­fes­sion­al help is read­i­ly available.

Both res­i­den­tial and com­mer­cial Con­veyanc­ing have large finan­cial impacts as costs can be incurred per­son­al­ly or by a busi­ness, so talk­ing to Con­veyanc­ing advi­sors to make sure con­tracts are tight and you are as safe as pos­si­ble is crucial.

A buy­er of real prop­er­ty must ensure that he or she obtains a good and mar­ketable title’ to the land; i.e., that the sell­er is the own­er, has the right to sell the prop­er­ty, and there is noth­ing which would impede a mort­gage or re-sale. If you are buy­ing a prop­er­ty for com­mer­cial pur­pos­es or to act as a Land­lord, this rais­es oblig­a­tions on your behalf and you need to work out exact­ly what you will be liable for — this is where pro­fes­sion­al Con­veyanc­ing advice is real­ly needed.

Spe­cial­ist areas of Con­veyanc­ing include draft­ing and nego­ti­at­ing new Leas­es; buy­ing, sell­ing or remort­gag­ing busi­ness premis­es; Spe­cial­ist Indus­tri­al Units advice and land acqui­si­tion for devel­op­ment, and for these types of con­tracts seek­ing Con­veyanc­ing legal advice is almost cer­tain­ly a necessity.

Guide to a Ten­ant Leases

We are accred­it­ed Solic­i­tors and part of the Con­veyanc­ing Qual­i­ty Scheme (CQS) so that you can be sure our ser­vices are high­ly pro­fes­sion­al and that our Con­veyanc­ing advice puts your inter­ests first. The Con­veyanc­ing advi­sors here at JBGass will work in an effi­cient and friend­ly man­ner. We place strong empha­sis on per­son­al ser­vice. We work open­ly, and your appoint­ed con­tact will always be avail­able to you by phone and email, to make sure that you are aware of pro­ceed­ings at every stage.

Luke Hewitt

Luke Hewitt

  • Head of Commercial Conveyancing, Solicitor & Director

Luke joined JBGass in 2010 before completing his GDL, LPC & formal training contract. He became a company Director in October 2019.

Luke has experience across the property spectrum but specialises in commercial property. He acts for developers in residential & commercial land acquisitions which includes the resulting disposals including plot sales. He also acts for Landlords & Tenants in regards to commercial Leases, as well as associated company work.

Outside of work, Luke enjoys eating burgers, drinking milkshakes, playing football, wearing his parka and listening to anything involving a Gallagher. He is also a disenfranchised Manchester United supporter.