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Hart Brown is a leading law firm with offices throughout Surrey and in London.

We offer a full range of legal services to businesses and individuals.

With 17 partners, over 110 staff, 6 offices in Surrey and a reputation for delivering high quality service, Hart Brown is proud to have grown through recommendation and repeat business from loyal clients since it was established in 1919.

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Who Owns a Planning Permission?

Anyone can apply for planning permission on any piece of land, whether they own it, lease it, rent it or simply see it from the upper deck…

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Plan Ahead For Permission to Move Back In

Unless a lease has been contracted out of the security of tenure provisions of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954, the Landlord can only oppose a new…

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Why Invest in Commercial Property?

The right type of property can be a good investment opportunity, whether it be residential or commercial.  Commercial property generally offers more financial reward than residential property…

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The Duty to Update

Following the article on the Dangers of Non Disclosure in March 2016, the recent case of First Tower Trustees Limited –v- CDS (Superstores International) Limited…

Gaenor Thomas, Associate Solicitor, Commercial Property Solicitor ,

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Mining, Sinkholes and Subsidence – Avoiding the Sinking Feeling of a Money Pit

When buying a property in the South East many people will not think of mining or subsidence as a real risk. This is partly because industrial age…

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While all eyes were on the Chancellor’s red budget briefcase

On the 6th of March, when most of us (if we were thinking about it at all) were wondering what the Spring Budget (which took place on…

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Who Owns a Planning Permission?

Anyone can apply for planning permission on any piece of land, whether they own it, lease it, rent it or simply see it from the upper deck…

Stephen Boyle, Senior Solicitor, Commercial Property Solicitor ,

Stephen Boyle

Plan Ahead For Permission to Move Back In

Unless a lease has been contracted out of the security of tenure provisions of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954, the Landlord can only oppose a new…

Gaenor Thomas, Associate Solicitor, Commercial Property Solicitor ,

Gaenor Thomas

Why Invest in Commercial Property?

The right type of property can be a good investment opportunity, whether it be residential or commercial.  Commercial property generally offers more financial reward than residential property…

Tamzin Mandelli, Senior Solicitor, Commercial Property Solicitor ,

Tamzin Mandelli

The Duty to Update

Following the article on the Dangers of Non Disclosure in March 2016, the recent case of First Tower Trustees Limited –v- CDS (Superstores International) Limited…

Gaenor Thomas, Associate Solicitor, Commercial Property Solicitor ,

Gaenor Thomas

Mining, Sinkholes and Subsidence – Avoiding the Sinking Feeling of a Money Pit

When buying a property in the South East many people will not think of mining or subsidence as a real risk. This is partly because industrial age…

John Guthrie, Senior Solicitor, Commercial Property Solicitor ,

John Guthrie

While all eyes were on the Chancellor’s red budget briefcase

On the 6th of March, when most of us (if we were thinking about it at all) were wondering what the Spring Budget (which took place on…

Sara McGrigor, Associate Solicitor, Trusts & Estates Solicitor Homepage,

Sara McGrigor

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"Emily has an intimate knowledge of the complexities of enfranchisement law. I have found Emily's practical application of her experience in dealing with those matters (which she does with utter clarity) a real breath of fresh air."

Emily Fitzpatrick. Partner and Head of Leasehold Enfranchisement

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Nigel Maud. Partner, Commercial & Corporate

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