We have a wide range of experience in commercial property matters which include acquisitions and disposals of freehold and leasehold property, auction sales, negotiating terms of leases for both landlords and tenants including lease renewals, acting on behalf of banks on funding arrangements and providing advice on personal guarantees. Our clients are wide ranging and include companies, partnerships and individuals.

Here are some of the matters relating to Commercial Property we can assist you with:

  • Buying/ selling commercial property
  • Freehold & leasehold acquisitions and disposals
  • Secured lending, financing and re-financing
  • Covenants Easements
  • Commercial Leases for both Landlords and Tenants
  • Property development including option agreements and Conditional Contracts
  • Landlord and tenant issues


Philip Taylor qualified as a Solicitor in January 1987 and his specialism is commercial property and agricultural property work.

Philip started with the firm in April 2019 and his hourly rate is £195.00 plus VAT (£39.00).

Caroline Raynor-Jones joined Heptonstalls in July 2018 having started her law career working within a city legal firm in June 2014, in the Residential Conveyancing legal sector. She has since branched out into the Commercial legal sector and has therefore developed a sound legal understanding in both areas of law. Caroline is a qualified Associate with the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives and prides herself on providing a fair, efficient and reliable service to all clients. Caroline’s hourly rate is £170.00 plus VAT (£34.00).

The Department is supervised by Shaun Pinchbeck.

Meet The Team

Philip Taylor Commercial Property & Agricultural Solicitor

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