A guide to common commercial property disputes

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Are you a landlord that has been involved in a commercial lease dispute? Unfortunately, this is quite a common occurrence. Even if you haven’t yet been involved in a dispute with your tenants, it’s a good idea to make yourself aware of potential issues you might face in the future.…

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Commercial Property FAQs

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Tenant FAQs What are my rights as a commercial property tenant? As a tenant your rights will be largely regulated by the lease (which is a matter for you to negotiate with your landlord and for your solicitor to advise upon and formalise for you) and also partly regulated by…

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A guide to the minimum energy efficiency standards for commercial buildings

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A guide to energy efficiency standards for commercial properties

In April 2018, the new legal minimum energy efficiency standards (MEES) for commercial buildings were introduced. The arrival of these new legal standards has brought about a number of threats and opportunities for landlords, developers and investors.   Within this guide to the minimum energy efficiency standards for commercial buildings,…

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A guide to buying a commercial property with tenants in situ

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A guide to buying commercial property with tenants in situ

The number of commercial landlords in the UK who are seeing the upsides of buying and selling properties with tenants in situ is growing. Simply put, tenants in situ is the term used when a property becomes available to purchase with a tenant already occupying the property.   Subject to…

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Are you getting enough from your commercial property solicitors?

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Get more from your commercial property solicitor

Regardless of whether you own one property or you’re the proud owner of a large commercial property portfolio, enlisting the help of the right commercial property solicitor is essential for making the process of buying and selling commercial property as smooth as possible. A diligent commercial property lawyer will assist…

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The benefits of investing in commercial property

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The benefits of investing in commercial property

Whether you’re considering making the switch from residential property investment, or you’re a business owner planning on moving on from renting a commercial space, investing in commercial property can bring about a wealth of benefits for your future.   With the recent changes and challenges faced in residential investment (including…

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A guide to leasing your commercial property

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Leasing commercial property

If you own commercial property, it’s likely that you’ve considered leasing it at some point. A lease is a contractual bond between the landlord and the tenant, that grants the tenant absolute possession of the property for a defined period.   For those who are new to leasing and want…

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The commercial property conveyancing process when buying

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If you are in the process of purchasing commercial property, we understand that UK conveyancing processes can seem complicated.   Conveyancing is the act of legally transferring the ownership of a property from the seller to yourself as the buyer. The conveyancing process differs depending on whether you are the…

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The commercial property conveyancing process for selling

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If you are selling a commercial property, you will be aware of conveyancing process from when you bought the property.   In summary, conveyancing refers to the act of legally transferring the ownership of a property from you, the seller, to the buyer. However, it’s important to distinguish between the…

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Leases and Licences Explained

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Commercial Lets

A lease is an agreement between a landlord and tenant for the exclusive use of a property for a fixed period of time.  The tenant will pay rent to the landlord, and often pay service charge and a contribution towards the landlord’s insurance.  The landlord will usually be obliged to…

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