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Commercial real estate lawyers in London & Thames Valley

Our experienced real estate lawyers are commercially focused, providing pragmatic and proactive support to real estate assets and transactions.

Commercial Real Estate is often a long-term investment and we guide our clients through the process, aiming to become integral to your team. Whether you are buying, selling or leasing commercial property, we provide support to institutions, investors, property developers, occupiers, public sector bodies, charities and pension funds. We also provide specialist advice to large and varied operational and investment portfolios.

Our commercial real estate lawyers are also experienced in many sectors, including NHS and public bodies, food and restaurants, agricultural, franchising, leisure and retail and charities.

Why choose our commercial real estate lawyers?

Our real estate lawyers have the specialist knowledge and experience that your business needs to get the most out of its real estate assets and transactions.

  • We provide our clients with a clear set of options and recommendations based on our understanding of their objectives and the legal and financial risks.
  • We build trusted relationships with our clients where you can rely on us to be proactive, watch your back, and find a solution that works for you.
  • Our flexible fee structures mean that you get exactly the level of service you need with no unwelcome surprises.
  • Independently accredited commercial property expertise with our team being ranked by leading client guides Chambers and Partners and Legal 500 for Real Estate Law.
  • The benefits of working with a full-service law firm. We can provide clients with a uniquely broad spectrum of services and offer tailor-made legal solutions to best suit your business requirements.

What services do our commercial real estate lawyers offer?

Our real estate lawyers have a vast amount of experience when it comes to commercial real estate matters. However you’re involved with real estate, our lawyers can help. Just a few of our services include:

Buying, selling or letting commercial property. Providing speciality advice covering development, planning, property finance and property disputes.

Whatever stage your real estate project is at, we’re ready to help.

“They are knowledgeable, friendly, efficient and a pleasure to work with.” 

Chambers and Partners

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  • 05 February 2024
  • Commercial Real Estate

What happens when a tenant serves a break notice ‘early’?

To exercise the break option, the tenant had to provide the landlord with at least six months’ notice, and in order for the notice to be valid, it must be served by special delivery or have receipt acknowledged by the landlord.

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  • 01 February 2024
  • Commercial Real Estate

Can a tenant forfeit their own lease?

In the unusual case of NPS (40GP) Limited v Liberty Commodities Limited EWHC 2137 (Ch), a landlord had to dispute a claim by their tenant that their lease had been forfeited, after their key card access to the building had been revoked following routine maintenance.

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  • 25 January 2024
  • Commercial Real Estate

Can the Local Authority force me to lease my commercial property?

This article explores the key aspects of the Levelling-up and Regeneration Act 2023 (LURA 2023) that may impact landlords in England.

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  • 04 December 2023
  • Commercial Real Estate

Real Estate update and 2024 expectations

The ECC confers rights on code operators to install and maintain electronic communications apparatus on public land, and even grants operators the right to sometimes apply to court for an order allowing them to install and maintain such apparatus on private land.

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  • 16 November 2023
  • Commercial Real Estate

Navigating Telecom agreements: landlords beware

A telecommunications agreement, or wayleave agreement, is a contract between a service provider and a landowner which allows the service operator access to install infrastructure on the privately owned land, in return for wayleave fees.

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  • 20 September 2023
  • Commercial Real Estate

Is your property mixed use? Commercial buyers beware of higher residential SDLT

This article discusses a recent case in which a property buyer calculated the Stamp Duty Land Tax due on the purchase at a lower rate, due to the mixed-use purpose of the property.

We have always been impressed with the speed and reactivity displayed by the Clarkslegal Commercial Property team and their ability to make complex situations seem more straightforward.” 

Crown Europe

“It has been an immense pleasure to work closely with this firm that takes great care of its clients. The professionals are of the highest calibre and diligence.” 

Orkhan Eyyubov, Founding Director – New Canada Capital