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What sets us apart from others?

JPC Law’s award winning firm is built on three core values; hard work, professionalism and expertise with excellent client service overarching these. We have a strong international presence through our membership of League of Lawyers & IAPL (International Association of Practicing Lawyers). Service standards are of critical importance to us & we aim to demonstrate a personal, responsive & innovative service. We lead the way with innovation & attention to detail. Communication is paramount at JPC Law. We offer a high level of personal service throughout the transaction. We are driven to ensure you succeed.

Company history and information

JPC Law is the product of a merger between Porter Crossick and the Private Client, Litigation and Trust and Probate departments of Roiter Zucker. Since our launch in 2007, we have built a reputation for professionalism and expert advice. In 2009, we increased our presence when we were joined by the practice of Sherman Phillips. This has increased the scope of our practice to expand in the areas of Insolvency and International Law.

Key individuals

As Partner and Enfranchisement Specialist, Yashmin Mistry is also Head of JPC’s Property Practice Group. Recommended by the Legal 500, Yashmin specialises in Residential Leasehold and General Landlord and Tenant work. Twice voted “Solicitor of the Year” (2011 and 2015) at the News on the Block Enfranchisement Awards, Yashmin is a “Recognised Expert” in the prestigious Legal 500 guide as well as receiving recognition in the 2014 and 2015 “Top 100 Most Influential People in the Residential Sector” property guide. As well as Yashmin’s long standing role as Honorary Legal Consultant for the FRPA (the Federation of Private Resident’s Association), in the last 12 months, Yashmin has also been invited to join committees of “ALEP” (Association of Leasehold Enfranchisement Practitioners) and “ARHM” (Association of Residential Housing Managers).

Steven Porter qualified ostensibly as a litigator and therefore has the advantage of understanding both the contentious and non-contentious aspects of commercial property law. He is comfortable dealing with all aspects of landlord and tenant matters and is not phased where property transactions become contentious.

He has over 35 years experience and during that time has dealt with a variety of businesses most notably restaurants, shops, light and heavy industry.

Derek Payne  is a partner in our Residential Property Department. He handles a broad spectrum of property work, based upon a core of conveyancing of residential and commercial properties. He acts for a wide variety of clients from private individuals and offshore investors to corporate entities and developers. It is important to Derek that his clients understand every stage of the transactions which they are involved and are kept updated. This means he provides a very personal service, combining efficiency with a no nonsense approach that has made him very popular with clients.

What others say about the company

Our testimonials demonstrate long standing relationships with some of the most successful companies in the UK. We employ experts with a depth of legal knowledge & ability that enables our clients to proceed with confidence. Complex legal matters are managed effectively & fully explained.


“Derek Payne is the first solicitor I call when I have a question or issue & I recommend him to all of my buyers & vendors. He is responsive, direct & knows how to get a deal across the line. If he is acting for a client of mine I trust that it will be handled well.” – Knight Frank, Mayfair


“It is not often that I am able to comment with pleasure when dealing with solicitors in this field of work but I always feel with JPC Law that they are genuinely interested and are friendly whilst still being able to offer the client the service that is necessary in this complicated area of law.” – Nigel Braham, Braham Sears and Partners


“Over the past four years I have had the pleasure of instructing Yashmin in several matters on behalf of clients within the property field. I have over this time found her to be knowledgeable, courteous and insightful towards these matters. Clients have also been happy with her service. I would highly recommend her as a bright, cheerful person and well-acquainted with relevant legal matters. She is reliable and intelligent. I have always found her services to be extremely diligent and efficient.” – John Yianni FNAEA 



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