As a commercial landlord, it’s essential to stay up-to-date with changes to legislation and seek out new business opportunities. Our specialist lawyers provide focused and tailored advice to landowners, developers, investors, owner-operators, PLCs, multi-nationals, and public sector bodies.

Expert Legal Services for Commercial Property Leasing

At Gorvins, we have considerable expertise in the legal aspects of property occupation, including:

  • Sale and purchase of leasehold interests, conditional or otherwise
  • Negotiating new and renewal leases
  • Advice on portfolios and new letting strategies
  • Sale and leasebacks
  • Leasehold management work, including renewals
  • Tenant disputes and enforcement

Comprehensive Support Throughout the Leasing Process

Our experienced legal team is dedicated to providing comprehensive support to our clients throughout the entire leasing process. From lease negotiation to drafting, reviewing, and finalizing agreements, we are committed to ensuring a smooth and efficient experience for both landlords and tenants.

Understanding Lease Terms and Conditions

Lease agreements can be complex, and understanding the terms and conditions is crucial to protecting your interests. Our expert solicitors will help you navigate the intricacies of commercial lease agreements and provide clear guidance on your rights and responsibilities as a landlord or tenant.

FAQs About Commercial Lease Agreements

Q: How long do commercial leases typically last?

A: Commercial leases can vary in length, but most commonly range from 3 to 10 years. The duration of a lease can be negotiated between the landlord and tenant to suit their individual needs and circumstances.

Q: What are the common types of commercial leases?

A: There are several types of commercial leases, including gross leases, net leases, and percentage leases. Each type has its own unique structure and allocation of costs between the landlord and tenant.

Q: How are rent increases handled in commercial leases?

A: Rent increases in commercial leases are typically determined by negotiation between the landlord and tenant. Rent review clauses may be included in the lease agreement to outline the specific terms and frequency of rent adjustments.

Q: Can a commercial lease be terminated early?

A: Early termination of a commercial lease is possible under certain circumstances, such as a break clause or mutual agreement between the landlord and tenant. However, early termination may involve penalties or additional costs, which should be considered before proceeding.

Q: What happens if there is a dispute between the landlord and tenant?

A: Disputes between landlords and tenants can arise for various reasons, such as rent arrears, property maintenance, or lease breaches. Our experienced legal team can provide expert guidance on resolving disputes through negotiation, mediation, or litigation, depending on the specific circumstances.

Why Choose Gorvins for Your Commercial Lease Needs

With years of experience and a deep understanding of the commercial property leasing sector, our dedicated team at Gorvins is well-equipped to guide you through the complexities of commercial lease agreements. Our client-focused approach ensures that we deliver tailored advice and support to meet your unique needs and objectives. Partner with us to secure the best outcomes for your commercial property transactions.

Contact Our Commercial Property Leasing Team

For more information or to speak to a member of the leasing team, call us on 0161 930 5151, email, or complete the enquiry form, and we will call you back at a time that suits you.

Our specialist solicitors are here to help you with all aspects of commercial lease agreements. Contact us today to discuss your needs.



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