Property litigation for business

A dispute over property you either own or lease can have a significant impact on your business.

Whether you are a landlord or tenant, taking advice at the outset may resolve swiftly and economically a matter that might otherwise turn into a costly and time consuming dispute.

At Winston Solicitors our specialist property litigation team can advise and assist you in all areas of property litigation. Listed below are just a few of the areas we can help you with:-

  • Rent arrears
  • Forfeiture
  • Abandonment
  • Dilapidations
  • Building and Construction
  • Insolvency
  • Lease Renewals

For further information on any of the above areas, or to discuss any other matters please contact Mark Fagan on 01423 275 375. Alternatively, you can e-mail him at

Inheritance tax changes

The recent Budget saw the Chancellor announce reforms to Inheritance Tax rules which were widely expected following the Conservative Party’s General Election victory.  Currently, a married couple are able to access allowances of £325,000 each, which can be doubled up and applied as a single allow

Grandmother with Grandchild

The Prime Minister David Cameron has recently suggested that he would be “happy” to look at plans for so called “granny leave” giving working grandparents the right to take up to 18 weeks of shared paren

Divorce and new tax developments

Transfers of property between separating couples should take place in the tax year of separation to avoid capital gains tax becoming payable on such transfers. Talk to our Leeds Accountants if in doubt.