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Commercial Real Estate

Property disputes lawyers in London & Thames Valley

 

We act for a broad range of land owners and occupiers on property disputes, from public bodies and universities to investors and developers, housing associations and owner occupiers. We also advise major commercial and public sector landlords and commercial tenants on a broad range of problems including: 

  • Contested lease renewals 
  • Rent arrears recovery and forfeiture 
  • Dilapidations 
  • Service charge disputes
  • Tenant insolvency 
  • Trespasser eviction 
  • Residential freehold management including:
    • Tenant rights of first refusal
    • Enfranchisement and right to manage claims
    • Residential service charge disputes
    • Assured shorthold tenancy regulation and possession

Clarkslegal has a strong partner presence, meaning that the quality of the legal and tactical advice is exceptional. They have some truly excellent fee earners that are not just lawyers, but experts in the sectors that they practise in. The firm focuses its efforts on what it does best.”

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  • 25 April 2024
  • Commercial Real Estate

Food for thought when opening a restaurant

In this article, we provide an overview of the key considerations for restaurant entrepreneurs to keep in mind when starting their new venture.

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  • 27 March 2024
  • Commercial Real Estate

5 key considerations when taking on a lease of a pub property

Taking on a pub property can be both exciting and daunting. Here are 5 key considerations that pub tenants should consider when taking on this new venture.

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  • 28 February 2024
  • Commercial Real Estate

Hidden risks in serviced office agreements

This is usually a fully furnished and equipped office space that is managed by a facility management company and made available for short-term or long-term rentals to businesses, varying from one week to a year, or even longer.

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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.

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