John Hyatt

Partner


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I am a solicitor and partner at the Sandbach office of Butcher & Barlow specialising in commercial property, Agricultural, Wills, Estate and Tax Planning. I was admitted as a solicitor in 1984 and I have been a partner since 1996.

I have worked in the Sandbach area for over 30 years and during my career, I have established strong local relationships and a loyal client base.

My specific strengths include:

  • Development of new sites;
  • Acquisition and disposal of the development of rural and commercial land including multi-party option and promotion agreements;
  • Complex sale and purchase agreements involving overage or profit-sharing;
  • Negotiating planning and development obligations;
  • Commercial landlord and tenant matters including lease negotiations in the retail office and industrial sectors;
  • Real estate due diligence and advice on business sale agreements;
  • The sale and purchase of farms and agricultural land and agricultural tenancies;
  • Succession and succession planning under the Agricultural Holdings Act 1986;
  • Drafting partnership agreements;
  • Estate and succession planning;
  • Asset protection trusts; and
  • Working with investors, developers, SME’s and individuals.

Notable transaction’s I have worked on are:

  • Advising a developer in connection with a mixed retail and office development in West Yorkshire.
  • Acting in the acquisition of a substantial rural estate in North Yorkshire.
  • Acting in the purchase of development sites in North and West London.
  • Acting in the development, sale and lease of a large commercial site in Cheshire.
  • Advising landowners in connection with the development of a substantial residential development site in Cheshire.
  • Advising developers in the sale of a commercial development site in North Wales.
  • Advising a consortium of landowners on a multi-party collaboration agreement for residential development in Cheshire West.

Outside of the office, I love long walks in the countryside, going to the gym, cricket and am a lifelong supporter of Manchester United.

Specialist Areas

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Agriculture
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Commercial Property
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Corporate & Commercial

Accreditations

The Legal 500 Recommended Lawyer 2020 logo The Legal 500 Recommended Lawyer 2019 logo The Law Society Accredited Conveyancing Quality logo

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