Germaine Peters

I am a Senior Associate in the Property team specialising in commercial property work. I have acted in a variety of property transactions ranging from secured lending, acquisitions, and disposals to occupational lettings. I advise on all aspects of commercial leases for Landlords and Tenants, including corporate occupiers. I have experience in site acquisition and… Read more »

Howard Cornes

I have over 20 years of experience, specialising in construction and engineering law. I have a number of reported cases decided in the higher courts that are now the leading authorities on the points of law that were in issue. I undertake both contentious and non-contentious work. In respect of the contentious work, in addition… Read more »

Marina Banks

I have worked in the property sector throughout my training and have specialised in property finance and commercial property since qualifying as a solicitor. I am also a social director for the Manchester Young Solicitors Group.

Ben Thomas

I am a Solicitor in the Commercial Property team based in Chester. I advise and act for a range of clients from private individuals to corporate bodies on matters including: sales and purchases of investment properties and business premises, refinancing with secured lending, land promotion agreements and landlord and tenant work. I also have experience… Read more »

Gary Martin

I am a Trainee Solicitor, currently working in the Commercial Property and Dispute Resolution teams in Stockport. I am a career changer, joining SAS Daniels with several years’ experience working as an engineer and project manager within the construction industry. I hope to bring with me my friendly, client-facing approach and organised project management ethics… Read more »

British Schools At Breaking Point Due To Funding Issues

Redundancies, disputes and long-term sickness are amongst the list of worries affecting the mental health and wellbeing of school leaders and teaching staff in the Education sector across the UK, amid the funding crisis. According to a survey* of 500 school staff, which was commissioned by leading Cheshire law firm SAS Daniels, British schools are… Read more »

Beware The Break Clause

The recent case of Riverside Park Ltd V NHS Property Services Ltd [2016] is a stark reminder of the need to comply fully with any pre-conditions for exercising a break clause. The conditions in this case were firstly, that at least six months written notice must be given. There was no issue with this. Secondly, the… Read more »

Scott Tams

Scott Tams, Commercial Property Partner

I am a Partner in the Property team and have a broad range of experience in commercial property which includes development of industrial estates, port import and storage facilities, warehouse sales and acquisitions, acquisitions for pension funds (SIPPs and SASSs), refinancing work and all aspects of commercial leases and lease management for landlords and tenants…. Read more »

Neil Powell

Neil Powell, Partner in the Commercial Property team at SAS Daniels Stockport

I am a Partner in the Commercial Property team and specialise in regeneration projects as well as complex property transactions including joint ventures and collaborative structures. I have experience working in and for local governments where I have delivered redevelopment projects and also the conversion of schools to academy status.