Jasmin Crilly

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Head of Property & Dispute Resolution

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Jasmin is a Consultant Solicitor working full time within a strong litigation team, whilst she also handles the firm’s client’s commercial property needs. Jasmin has worked in large Central London, established, law firms so understands the practical approach adopted in large complex matters, managing a large team, whilst bringing a calm and approachable personality to this firm. Having previously run her own practice Jasmin has built up a strong following of clients from a wide range of backgrounds, both commercial and individual, from the UK and overseas. In particular Jasmin has many clients who have set up, sold, bought into and expanded a franchise here in the UK, some of whom have branches or their main headquarters overseas.

Whatever the issue Jasmin works hard, along with the firm’s other departments, to find practical solutions to her clients’ legal problems.

Jasmin specialises in complex Property Litigation, offering advice on both residential and commercial matters. This has involved multi-party litigation, high net-worth clients and construction & property development companies throughout the UK.

Whether it’s commercial leases, security of tenure, contractual issues, land law and common law issues, boundary disputes, litigation in court or property developer issues with investors, lenders or tenants, her expertise will help deliver the solution you need. Her aim is to resolve your issues as quickly and as cost effectively as possible using mediation, arbitration and negotiation. If however, court action is necessary she will act quickly and assertively to help provide you with the best possible outcome. The team includes experienced litigators who provide clients with informative and commercially sound tactical advice and representation.

The team offer a full complement of property litigation services, franchise advice & commercial property :

  • Master Franchisor and Franchise arrangements, including commercial leases, IP, employment and commercial work
  • Break Notices
  • Building Alterations & disputes relating to the same
  • Business tenancy renewals
  • Consent to assignments and sub-lettings
  • Contractual agreements relating to land
  • Dilapidation and repairs
  • Distress, nuisance and trespass
  • Forfeiture and possession actions, including mortgage repossessions
  • Long leases and enfranchisement
  • Professional negligence relating to Property Transactions
  • Property aspects of insolvency
  • Rent arrears and service charge disputes
  • Rent reviews and arbitration
  • Residential property disputes
  • Rights of light
  • Asbestos and Health & Safety issues
  • Commercial Lease transactions and negotiations

This firm recently won in 2015 the Commercial Law Firm in England and often appears on the BBC, local News and Radio giving expert opinions on property disputes in London.

Jasmin is appearing at the Franchise Show 2016.

She recently handled a residential trespass in Kensington & Chelsea between freehold & leaseholder for a properties in excess of 5 Million; A defence from a Norwegian judgment served on a director of a company the claim in excess of 60million; completed on a chain of franchises acting for the main franchisor setting up branches across the UK; and a UK franchise arrangement led to celebrity sponsorship and corporate investment subsequently passed to the firm; legal advice to an estate agency buying into a franchise and requiring a complete restructuring.

William Gillmurray of Aspect Lifts Limited
"Jasmin is a great support to our business and our first port of call for legal issues which she deals with efficiently and professionally"

OJ - London
"Jasmin acted for me for several months over an extremely difficult situation related to the unwilling and largely absent freeholder attached to my leasehold property in London. Jasmin was endlessly knowledgeable, diligent, efficient and spoke a friendly legal language that I was always able to comprehend. And she secured absolutely everything we'd hoped to resolve. I couldn't recommend her more highly."

SS - The Bond Kitchen
"Jasmin was invaluable in helping me navigate the best way forward through a stressful property ownership situation that I was no longer in control of. Jasmin was always quick to respond to my questions, compassionate to my situation, and helped me deliver my standpoint in a way that was legally sound, and far more effective than I could have done alone."

Articles by Jasmin Crilly

Questions on Franchise & why is it right for you?
Had enough of your regular 9-5pm job, had a baby and can’t face returning to work or just bored and
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Got a great business, thinking to franchise this – have you chosen wisely?
When rolling out a franchise business either as a Master Franchise or a Franchisor one of the most difficult things
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Commercial Leases
Entering into a commercial lease is a fact of life for many businesses but failing to obtain proper advice before
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Handling squatters in commercial premises
The standard route is to commence proceedings in the County Court. In exceptional circumstances you can issue in the High
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Franchises and Commercial Leases
Franchising is a popular way of quickly growing a business and sharing the successful blueprint of a good product, service or idea.
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