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Property

Our experienced Property team has legal expertise across all aspects of real estate from property investment and asset management to secured lending, property development and management to infrastructure projects. We also advise on the property aspects of corporate transactions.

Our Property law team combines lawyers from a range of disciplines including construction, planning, agriculture, environmental and property litigation. Our reputation is built upon the wide range of work we do with a varied range of land owners, investors, developers, occupiers and lenders.

We are, first and foremost focussed on providing clarity and delivering projects in a way which is aligned to achieve our clients’ commercial objectives. We will always tailor our advice to your needs and work collaboratively with other professionals such as, for example, lenders, planning specialists, land agents and accountants, to deliver pragmatic and workable solutions. We ensure we involve our clients in every step of the decision-making process and having an open relationship is key to achieving this.

We have specific sector based expertise which has been gained as a result of our ongoing involvement with industries including healthcare, farming, care, education, charities, construction, manufacturing, waste and transport. If you have any commercial property legal needs then please contact our team.

Fact Sheets

Agricultural tenancies fact sheet

FAQs about Agricultural tenancies. Read more

CRC energy efficiency scheme (CRC) fact sheet

The CRC is a mandatory emissions trading scheme for large businesses and public sector organisations in the UK. Read more

Due diligence for purchasers fact sheet

This fact sheet is designed to summarise the key information that would be revealed by different aspects of the standard due diligence process and purchase negotiations. Read more

Due diligence for tenants fact sheet

This fact sheet is designed to summarise the key information that would be revealed by different aspects of the standard due diligence process and lease negotiations. Read more

 

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News & Events
19/06/17

Three quarters of Kent businesses subject to cyber-attack in 2017

Survey reveals rapidly increasing business cyber threat. Read more

13/06/17

Preventing fraud and cyber-crime

A practical guide to securing your business data, cash and reputation. Read more

07/10/16

Brachers advises clients to be pro-active about legal risk

Brachers advises clients be pro-active about legal risk as survey suggests legislative and contractual issues are top priority following Brexit vote. Read more

18/09/15

Brachers named ‘Law Firm of the Year’ in national legal awards

Award win shows Brachers is celebrated nationally for its commitment locally. Read more

29/07/15

Brachers shortlisted for national legal award because of dedication to Kent market

Brachers has been shortlisted for the coveted Law Firm of the Year prize at this year’s national Halsbury’s Legal Awards. Award nomination shows Brachers is celebrated nationally for its commitment locally. Read more

15/06/15

Maidstone-based Watson Nevill solicitors joins Brachers

Brachers announces it has acquired Maidstone-based solicitors Watson Nevill, introducing new members across the commercial property and family teams. Read more

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Meet the Team

Emma Andersen | Associate

T: 01622 776443 | Email Emma

Bill Butler | Partner

T: 01622 776469 | Email Bill

Rupert Cox | Solicitor

T: 01622 776437 | Email Rupert

Claire Durkin | Solicitor

T: 01622 776407 | Email Claire

Sarah Gaines | Partner

T: 01622 776446 | Email Sarah

Ben Holmes | Trainee

T: 01622 776515 | Email Ben

Ash Jilani | Partner

T: 01622 776402 | Email Ash

Barrie Jones | Associate

T: 01622 776425 | Email Barrie

Lee May | Partner

T: 01622 680431 | Email Lee

Roberta Organ | Solicitor

T: 01622 776431 | Email Roberta

 

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Recent Experience, Expertise & Articles
25/05/17

Preparing for take-off

Lee May considers some of the planning and legal challenges still to come in the fight to build a third runway at Heathrow. Read more

06/04/17

How easy is it to get planning permission for Tourism and Leisure Development?

Planning Applications for tourism and leisure development (for example a new hotel or guesthouse or leisure facilities such as cinemas, museums and galleries) are considered by the Local Planning Authority (LPA) for the area in which the development is to take place. Read more

06/04/17

Future-Proofing: Brachers role in the growth and success of the Hadlow Group

Brachers was first retained in 1992 to support Hadlow College with effective credit management and equity release to help bolster its finances and footprint in the educational sector. Read more

06/04/17

Maidstone Commercial Property Focus

Despite the many uncertainties facing the UK and its property market, the outlook for Kent remains positive. Read more

28/03/17

The key legal considerations when hiring out your venue

If you work in the tourism industry and hire out a venue for business, make sure you have considered the legal aspects of doing so. Read more

22/03/17

Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards

The Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards will come into effect on 1 April 2018. This standard will be applicable for all properties that require an Energy Performance Certificate including lease properties. Read more

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Key Contact

Sarah Gaines

Partner

T: 01622 776446

Email Sarah

Awards
What Our Clients Say...

"The whole team at Brachers are always helpful, responsive and work to our (on occasion) rather tight deadlines. All departments achieve exceptional results"

Sue Tuke, Watchfinder (Client)