Commercial Property Law

Commercial Property Law requires a unique breadth and depth of knowledge with many years of experience, ensuring they can work with you to achieve your goals with a minimal amount of fuss.


A Legal Adviser will be able to deal with multi-million pound commercial sales and purchase transactions, working with developers on new developments, working with businesses to expand their property portfolio or assisting them in the acquisition of new premises and buying and selling franchises.


Generally, a Legal Adviser will be able to help in the following areas:

  • Landlord and Tenant
  • Leasehold Enfranchisement
  • Planning
  • Property Disputes

Landlord and Tenancy Agreements

A Legal Adviser will work with landlords to ensure their property and interests are protected. The law surrounding the rental of property is complex so as a landlord ensuring you get the correct advice in a timely manner is essential.


This particular area of Law changes often, so many landlords find that they have gaps in their knowledge in relation to rights and responsibilities towards their tenants, in both single and multiple occupancy homes.


A Legal Adviser will have a wide range of experience assisting first time landlords through to landlords with a portfolio of varied properties and needs, they can advise on all aspects of the Law effecting Landlords including advising on and drafting tenancy agreements, and assisting with any disputes with tenants.

Property Disputes

If ever you have a dispute over property you must have experts on your side. With years of experience and specialist knowledge dealing with property disputes a Legal Adviser will be able to provide expert commercial advice on all types of disputes.


A Legal Adviser will work closely with you to provide a comprehensive service and holistic approach to any dispute. In addition to offering advice on both commercial residential property and property disputes.


Residential Property:

  • Boundary disputes
  • Neighbour disputes – including trespass, nuisance, rights of way and rights to light
  • Party wall disputes


Commercial Property:

  • Break Clauses – provisions allowing for early termination of a lease
  • Construction disputes
  • Dilapidations claims – relating to the condition of the property during a tenancy or when it ends
  • Issues relating to sub-letting a property
  • Lease Renewals and Surrender
  • Professional Negligence claims
  • Recovery of land from unlawful occupants
  • Rent Arrears/Service Charge Disputes

Leasehold Enfranchisement

If you need advice and assistance in relation to lease extension and renewal a Legal Adviser can help. Leasehold Enfranchisement is the process of statutory lease extensions for flats and collective enfranchisement as introduced by the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act of 1993.


A Legal Adviser will have many years of experience acting for both Tenants and Landlords in connection with all aspects of Leasehold Enfranchisement.


There are 4 key areas of Leasehold Enfranchisement:

  • Collective Enfranchisement – The collective exercise of rights by a group of tenants to acquire a freehold of a block of flats under the Leasehold Reform Housing and Urban Development Act 1993. See our guide here for further information.
  • Individual lease extensions under the Leasehold Reform Housing and Urban Development Act 1993. See our guide for further information.
  • The collective exercise of Rights to Manage under the Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act 2002
  • The exercise of rights of first refusal under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1987. See our guide for further information.


Time limits in Leasehold Enfranchisement legislation are strict, and this can be difficult for those that are not familiar with the legislation. A Legal Adviser will work with their clients to offer them a straightforward approach, that ensures that they know their rights and are able to exercise them as efficiently as possible.

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