Surrender & Grant of New Lease


We acted for a large pension fund who own mixed use premises in central London. The premises had been vacated by a national brand, in breach of their lease and a new tenant had been found. There were ongoing negotiations for a new telecommunications licence which was only going to complete after the new lease… Read more »

Surrender of Lease & Sale to Undertenant


We acted for a group of four owners of commercial premises that was subject to a lease and sub lease. It was agreed that the current tenant would surrender the lease with a large payment to compensate our clients for dilapidations and on the same day as the surrender, the property would be sold to… Read more »

Disposal of Land to a National House Builder


We represented a group of landowners in the multi million pound sale of their land to a national house builder. The land had the benefit of outline planning permission for 196 houses and was split in to two parcels. There was a farm access track dividing these parcels. The planning permission covered the whole site… Read more »

Landlord & Tenant Dispute


We advised a client with a long lease on a residential property concerning breaches of covenant by an occupational tenant. There were two issues: a) Damage to the property and unpaid rent from the occupational tenant; b) The management company’s legal costs for dealing with the breaches of covenant on behalf of neighbouring property owners…. Read more »


Signing Document

A covenant that is placed on a property in a previous transaction and binds the land and anyone who takes that land, can have great financial implications, though often disregarded by clients as ‘just on paper’ until the real implications are drawn to their attention. We acted for a GP Practice who wanted to purchase… Read more »


If you are considering restructuring and refinancing then it is useful to talk to us at the same time as you are approaching lenders. This will allow us, as necessary, to review titles with you and ensure that any defects are addressed whilst your application to borrow is being considered, rather than delay drawdown by… Read more »

Buying and selling at Auction

If you are selling at auction we can prepare the auction pack for you and deal with completion if the property sells before or at auction, to help make things easier for you. There are no strict rules about what is contained in an auction pack, but good practice dictates that it would contain everything… Read more »

Landlord and Tenant

If you are a landlord of a commercial property, there are many aspects that you need to consider to make sure you are fully protected. Before you negotiate the terms of your lease with a tenant, make sure that you always seek legal advice, unless of course you are experienced in this type of transaction… Read more »

Buy and Sell Commercial Property

Buying and selling property can sometimes be a minefield but we aim to make the process as easy for you as possible and support and guide you all the way. We will spend time with you to understand exactly what you are trying to achieve including any time constraints and the heads of terms that… Read more »