Commercial Services

Business Leases

We act for a range of clients including individuals, private companies, investors, charities and larger corporate and retail clients. We have vast experience in dealing with different premises such as offices, warehouses, shops and commercial units and act for both landlords and tenants. We provide excellent and strategic advice on all renewal and Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 matters and work in conjunction with our Property Dispute Resolution team in relation to court proceedings, to provide a seamless all round service.


Our team has vast experience and in depth expertise in dealing with business leases. We work closely with the Property Dispute resolution team and we can assist with:-

• New leases
• Renewal leases
• Re-gear of leases
• Underleases
• Assignments of leases
• Surrenders
• Varying leases
• Licence to underlet/assign/alter
• Service charges
• Rent reviews
• Rent deposits
• Planning
• Energy efficiency regulations
• Green lease matters
• Environmental matters
• Lease termination
• Forfeiture
• SDLT and VAT matters
• Dilapidation matters
• Advice on security of tenure matters and The Landlord and Tenant Act 1954
• Section 25 notices and the renewal procedure
• Section 26 requests and the renewal procedure
• Green leases
• Break Clauses/Notices
• Franchise agreements
• Concession agreements
• Short term letting arrangements