In a challenging commercial property market, we understand all clients require a high quality, fast and cost-efficient legal service.We provide a professional and comprehensive service to our clients. Our depth of knowledge and ability to understand commercial needs has seen our client base expand to include international and national retailers, large multinationals, property developers, semi-state bodies, charitable organisations, banks and other financial organisations and receivers.
We recognise that for many people their home is their greatest asset. We also understand that buying and selling property can be stressful for those involved so that we work closely with our clients to bring transactions to a smooth and timely conclusion.
We act for first time buyers, clients who are upgrading their property and investors. We tailor our service to suit your needs. We understand that if you are purchasing your first property you will need us to take you through each stage of the transaction carefully. Alternatively, if you are a frequent investor you will require a quick and efficient service with the minimum amount of effort on your part. Our property department has grown considerably over recent years and this allows us to provide the high level of personal service which our clients have come to expect.
Our services cover:
- Acquisition and sale of commercial, industrial and retail properties
- Commercial leases
- Sale and leaseback
- Property issues in insolvency
- Planning and environmental issues
- Financing and refinancing
- Shopping centre developments
- Licenced premises
- Sale and purchase of farms
- Compulsory acquisition
- Property issues in mergers and acquisitions
- Residential development schemes
- Receiver sales
- Security and title reviews for lending institutions.
Our services include:
- Buying and selling
- Family arrangements and property transfers
- Landlord and tenant
- Advice on co-ownership and cohabitation.
What clients say: Property
"The benefit for me as a client – and one of the key differentiators – is the level of communication and responsiveness."
"What makes the individuals different from competitors is their commercial experience and application of that commercial experience together with their extensive legal knowledge and experience."
"The firm’s commitment to completing transactions while minimising risk to the client is a key strength. Any issues are set out early and clearly explained. The firm’s follow up and engagement with solicitors is second to none and updates on the status of a transaction are always readily available."
They have demonstrated their expertise and experience in all areas of real estate, and have always acted in the best interest of the client.
"Their partner-led approach to work, responsiveness, technical ability and commerciality are key strengths."
"They have an excellent understanding of our needs and what is appropriate."
A ‘diligent and experienced’ practice
"A very dedicated service with a good variety of resources and quick turnaround times."
"They take the time to explain issues and offer guidance as to how to resolve them."
Hayes Solicitors has been particularly active in the retail sector.
The Property team at Hayes is "very thorough, businesslike and commercial."
Clients are pleased with the Property team's "spot-on legal advice that is rooted in the commercial background."
"She is very knowledgeable, and provides comprehensive, relevant advice with a commercially considered approach."
Clients highlight Rachel Rodgers as being "knowledgeable, efficient and approachable." She advises clients on the sale and purchase of various commercial properties, and works with banks and receivers on real estate matters.
"A proactive, client-focused and commercial team."
"Hayes solicitors 'regularly goes above and beyond for clients', and practice head Jackie Buckley 'provides workable solutions'."