Conveyancing, commercial property, leases and freeholds

Solicitors offering experienced, effective work on all property matters: business premises, shop leases, office leases, restaurant leases, developments, investment and industrial properties, pub leases, clubs, hotels, environment and planning, finance and security, deal negotiation and projects. High level specialist planning advice and representation unit.

Our property department has a well established reputation in providing a comprehensive and cost-effective service in property transactions. Solicitors here are geared up to achieve clients’ objectives quickly. We work at short notice, to tight deadlines and to a high standard, aiming always to maintain the initiative. Our property solicitors have a broad spectrum of legal expertise enabling them to deal with transactions in a commercially-focused as well as legally effective manner.

Solicitors here are particularly aware for the need for each transaction to proceed:

• according to the appropriate timescale
• with cost-effective guidance and support for the client throughout
• with a minimum of complication
• with an awareness of the practical concerns of the client and his overall business
• with sensitivity to delicate negotiations
• with speedy and efficient channels of communication and reporting adapted to the particular client’s possible needs
Areas that our property team, led by Nicola Newton, deal with on a regular basis include:

COMMERCIAL CONVEYANCING
• industrial, commercial and retail properties
• licensed premises
• franchises
• investment property
• buying/selling at auction

FINANCE
• mortgage and other secured lendings
• rent deposit deeds
• legal charges
• equity funding

LANDLORD & TENANT
• leases
• assignments
• licences
• surrenders
• rent reviews

PLANNING
• applications
• procedures
• appeals
• enforcement

BUSINESS TRANSFERS
• development
• site assembly
• forward sale agreements
• conditional contracts
• options
• joint ventures • building/consultancy contracts • sale and leaseback arrangements