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Staffordshire solicitors Bowcock & Pursaill were founded in 1927 and act for clients in Staffordshire and throughout the country. We have a reputation for specialising in tax planning, trusts, wealth management, residential, agricultural and commercial property, corporate and commercial services and provide all the other services you would expect from a modern, progressive law firm.

We provide practical and straightforward legal advice to private, public and commercial clients. We listen carefully to their needs and concerns and use this knowledge to provide the best advice for them.

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Intern Christina joins our Hanley office legal team

Clients visiting our Hanley office at Festival Park may well have spotted a new face among our legal team.

Intern Christina Ioannou applied to come and spend her legal placement here at Bowcock & Pursaill Solicitors, and is currently in her third year of studying law at Bournemouth University.

Originally from Stoke-on-Trent, Christina has been supporting and shadowing our Hanley staff, helping with a wide variety of legal matters from residential conveyancing to litigation matters to resolve disputes…

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Commercial property leases and ‘contracting-out’

Unless specific steps are taken prior to completion of a lease of business premises, a tenant usually has an automatic right to renew their tenancy under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 (or the ‘1954 Act’). Our commercial property specialist Joy Hancock explains how this right can be excluded from new leases through a provision known as ‘contracting out’.

By contracting out, the parties agree to take the lease outside of the automatic renewal rights as afforded to a tenant…

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Intern Christina joins our Hanley office legal team

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Sponsorship helps Leek Cricket Club to thrive

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Commercial property leases and ‘contracting-out’

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