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Commercial Real Estate

Commercial property law deals can be complex. With commercial properties or land usually generating profit for the owner, negotiations over property rights and obligations are often a key consideration for a number of deals and can be a starting point for many successful businesses. It is therefore vital that individuals and businesses are represented by experts in this field.

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Service we offer

Our team collaboratively works with a broad range of clients, leading to an expert understanding on all types of commercial property transactions. We pride ourselves on our flexibility, offering both professional and practical expertise.

Our goal is to provide a source of tactical and strategic commercial property advice tailored to your situation and individual needs that will fit in with your business plans, minimise risks for you and ensure the least disruption to all parties and businesses involved.

What we offer:

  • – Clear costs;
  • – Ability to work within tight deadlines and agreed budgets for a wide range of work;
  • – In-depth knowledge and experience in all areas of commercial property law;
  • – Ability to communicate in a non-technical way;
  • – Specific and pragmatic legal advice from a team who understand the commercial issues as well as the law;
  • – Legal suggestions to help you avoid disputes in the future; and
  • – Commitment to maintaining client relationships, working with our clients to understand their business needs and meet their deadlines.

How can JLN help you?

Whether you are a landlord, tenant, buyer, seller, investor, developer or landowner; our experienced team can help you structure favourable deals and avoid the pitfalls of the property market.

We act for clients on transactions of all types and sizes. We can help you tackle your tasks whether you are negotiating new commercial arrangements, engaged in commercial conveyancing or even seeking to resolve a property dispute.

Some areas we have particular experience in are as follows:

  • – Acquisitions and disposals of freehold and leasehold properties;
  • – Business purchases and sales with property involvement;
  • – Leasehold landlord and tenant negotiations;
  • – Lease extensions;
  • Lease assignments;
  • – Lease surrenders;
  • – Termination of leases;
  • – Rent reviews;
  • – Serviced office arrangements;
  • – Dealing with commercial or mixed-use properties subject to leases;
  • – Agricultural land deals;
  • – Property due diligence and registered title analysis;
  • – Development projects, including options and joint venture arrangements;
  • – Planning contracts, including section 106 agreements;
  • – Conditional contracts;
  • – Pre-emption rights and agreements;
  • – Construction contracts;
  • – Leasebacks and re-financings;
  • – Leasehold enfranchisement;
  • – Commercial licences and short-term licence to occupy agreements; and
  • – Vacant property management, including property guardian contractual documentation.

We also identify and advise on other relevant areas of law, such as; mergers & acquisitions, corporate law, finance law, competition law, intellectual property law and tax law.

We thrive on advising clients on novel and complex issues to ensure your matters run as smoothly as possible. Whether or not your property matter is covered above, please contact us to discuss your needs.

Our experienced team
is on hand to help

The Jonathan Lea Network comprises a talented and passionate team of legal experts who are dedicated to go above and beyond for their clients. Whether you are looking for straightforward legal advice to resolve a simple matter, or need several lawyers of mixed experience and specialisms to work together on a complex multi-party case, we are here to help and always aim to exceed your expectations.