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We offer a full range of legal services to businesses large and small - Our team of specialist business law solicitors are here to provide you with up to the minute, practical legal advice, whatever business you are in.

With offices located across Devon we are ideally placed to offer a comprehensive range of legal services to all businesses throughout the South West and beyond.

Over the years we have built up an exclusive knowledge of the region and its unique business culture. Our familiarity with the local business landscape has enabled us to assist a broad range of companies from all parts of the South West.

Our lawyers have developed along the way an expertise in various niche business areas including licensed businesses (such as pubs, hotels, restaurants and leisure parks) and residential care institutions, where specialist legal knowledge is not a bonus but an essential.

We pride ourselves on developing strong and lasting relationships with the businesses we advise. We offer bespoke legal solutions to your individual business problems and provide unrivalled support for your business through the good times and the bad.

News & Articles

Time Limits for Enforcing a Court Judgment for a Debt

When a court judgment for payment of money is given the claimant often assumes they are home and dry and that they can take their time over enforcing the order. That is not the case... more

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Rent Arrears Recovery for Commercial Property

CRAR, which stands for Commercial Rent Arrears Recovery, is only available to landlords of written leases of commercial premises. CRAR is not available where premises are let or occupied as a dwelling (unless such residential occupation is in breach of a lease). For example, it is not available to landlords of shop premises with flats above within the same lease... more

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Interpretation of “dependants” in relation to an agricultural occupancy condition to a planning permission

The High Court case of Shortt v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government and Another 2014 EWHC2480 ruled upon the interpretation of the definition of “dependants” within an agricultural occupancy condition attached to a planning permission... more

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Do you want to remove an agricultural occupancy condition?

Agricultural occupancy conditions are imposed by a local planning authority as a condition to a planning application. Their purpose is to protect agricultural dwellings in the countryside to ensure there is adequate accommodation for agricultural workers in that area.... more

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New consumer protection legislation

Consumer rights legislation is to be overhauled in the next eighteen months. New rules from Brussels, concerns over ‘hidden charges’, and the inability of current consumer law to deal adequately with digital downloads mean that a Consumer Rights bill is working its way through Parliament... more

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Empty Property Rates Relief

Two recent cases have nudged the law on business rates for empty commercial properties slightly in favour of the owner, but it is still a difficult area..... more

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