Hemant is a Partner in the Real Estate team.

He specialises in commercial property, and has acted for dentists, doctors, vets, land developers, farmers and farming families, funeral directors, land and property investors, retailers, sub postmasters, public house owners, online business owners, mobile phone retailers, restaurant owners - businesses in any sector needing or occupying land or commercial property.

Hemant has experience of dealing with:

  • freehold sales and purchases - acting for cash buyers or borrowers and lenders;
  • commercial leases - grant of new leases, assignments, licences to assign, rent deposits - acting for landlords, tenants, guarantors - providing clear advice on lease liability: rent, rent review, repair and other obligations in a lease  - enjoys assisting client to plan ahead;
  • sale and purchase of businesses - asset sale transactions acting for clients in various sectors: farms and estates, retail, pubs, cafes, restaurants, funeral directors, doctors, dentists and vets practices, post offices and off licences, online businesses, bed and breakfasts and hotels;
  • land transactions between family members or business owners  - property transfers for estate or succession planning purposes; 
  • land development - acting for land owners or developers;
  • title, property and neighbour disputes involving issues relating to land ownership and claims - bringing his land law experience to situations where emotions can be running high between neighbours - giving structure to resolving issues for an amicable outcome;
  • unregistered title transactions - sale, purchase or mortgage related;
  • first registrations of title  - carefully preparing documentation to submit to the Land Registry;
  • adverse possession applications to the Land Registry;
  • dealing with the property aspects of corporate share sales and acquisitions - property title, environmental, asbestos and health & safety issues;
  • bank documentation advice and security work for banks and building societies involved in commercial real-estate lending with an element of business loans or property purchase or land development loans.