Commercial Property Conveyancing

Key facts: Commercial conveyancing solicitors

  • Commercial conveyancing means all the legal work you’ll need when transferring ownership of (sale or purchase) or occupying (creating or transferring a lease) a commercial business property.
  • Our commercial conveyancing solicitors can provide a detailed quote concerning the costs involved.
  • We can help with all types of commercial property, from offices, warehouses and multi-site lets, to restaurants and land for development.
  • Commercial conveyancing takes longer than domestic conveyancing because we need to fill in the Commercial Property Standard Enquiries (CPSE) form.
  • Our commercial property solicitors operate nationally and work remotely, but we have offices in SheffieldBirminghamCambridge and London.
  • Don’t forget to read our useful commercial property conveyancing advice posts and FAQs for useful answers to common commercial property questions.

What we do: Commercial conveyancing legal services

Our commercial conveyancing solicitors have many years of experience in making sure that these transactions go smoothly for you, whether you’re an owner, buyer or an occupier of commercial property.

We provide a full commercial conveyancing service for all types of property transactions and leases, including:

  • Working with you or your surveyor to agree sensible commercial Heads of Terms
  • Buying and selling business premises
  • Agreements for lease, where for instance the property owner is required to carry out works or planning permission is required for the intended use prior to a lease being granted,
  • Entering into new leases
  • Assigning or transferring existing leases
  • Subletting
  • Changes of use
  • Alterations, both minor and major
  • Surrenders of commercial leases and vacating property
  • Settling dilapidations claims at the expiry of a lease
  • Lease renewals
  • Land acquisition for commercial property development and associated development agreements

Read our recent advice posts on commercial conveyancing processes here:

Who we help: Commercial buyers and sellers, business landlords and business tenants

Whether you’re moving business premises, you’re a commercial landlord, or you want to buy or sell commercial property or land, our commercial conveyancing solicitors can help you.

Commercial sales and purchases for buyers and sellers

We can handle all legal work arising from buying or selling a commercial property (whether freehold or leasehold), including:

  • Investigating ownership and title to a property and reporting upon any issues
  • Carrying out property searches and reporting upon any issues
  • Raising enquiries and reporting upon any issues arising from those enquiries
  • Ensuring that the property can be used for the intended purpose
  • Transfer of title, property registration
  • Completing and filing the necessary Stamp Duty Land Tax forms with HMRC
  • Management of commercial property portfolios
  • Commercial mortgages
  • Remortgaging business premises
  • Development and planning
  • Complex land sale agreements which are conditional upon site assembly, satisfactory planning permission free from onerous conditions, or containing overage provisions (rights to share in future profits)
  • Option agreements requiring a landowner to sell on satisfaction of certain conditions; or for a purchaser to purchaser
  • Rights of first refusal (pre-emption agreements)
  • Restricting the use of land or negotiating to remove restrictions on the use of land

Landlords

When you grant a lease, you’ll want to make sure that your lease is fully compliant with the terms that have been pre-agreed. We can help make sure your agreements are water-tight and are understood by both parties.

Commercial Tenants & Occupiers

When you accept a commercial property lease, you need to make sure you’re aware of exactly what you’re signing up for.
Our commercial conveyancing solicitors can help explain the small print of your lease so you don’t come across any unexpected surprises during your tenancy.

We can also help negotiate an early release/termination of your tenancy if you wish to vacate the premises. Alternatively, if you wish to continue renting once the lease has ended, then we can help you with lease renewals.

Why use our commercial conveyancing solicitors?

Our commercial conveyancing solicitors each understand the problems you may face when it comes to buying, selling or negotiating the release of a commercial property. We’ll provide you with all the necessary legal documents and advice you need to guarantee a seamless transaction every time, explaining the process to you every step of the way.

Each member of our commercial property conveyancing team comes with years of experience in dealing with these matters for clients. Our conveyancing solicitors have been recruited from UK top 100 law firms, or from large international businesses. Coupled with our innovative pricing models and remote-operating model, we’re uniquely placed to provide the quality of commercial property legal advice you’d usually find at a City firm but for a fraction of the cost. Find out more about our commercial conveyancing solicitors here:

Our three transparent pricing packages are designed to give you the widest possible access to high-quality legal advice, whatever the size and nature of your business:

City

Straightforward access to senior solicitors from £200 per hour.

An affordable solution for businesses needing one-off legal support. Receive 'City' partner-level expertise at a fraction of 'City' prices.

Enterprise

Have legal peace of mind for £189 per month with additional support from £99 per hour.

A monthly subscription legal support package specifically designed for start-ups and smaller businesses.

On-Demand

For businesses requiring 60+ hours of support a year, with prices equivalent to £99 per hour.

Fully account managed quarterly subscription service for businesses with more complex legal needs.

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A national law firm

We mainly work remotely, so we can work with you wherever you are. But we can arrange face-to-face meeting at our offices or a location of your choosing.

Our commercial lawyers are based in or close to major cities across the UK, providing expert legal advice to clients both locally and nationally.

50-52 Newhall Street, Birmingham, B3 3RJ
Stirling House, Cambridge Innovation Park, Denny End Road, Waterbeach, Cambridge, CB25 9QE
10 Fitzroy Square, London, W1T 5HP
13th Floor, Piccadilly Plaza, Manchester, M1 4BT
Harwell Innovation Centre, 173 Curie Avenue, Harwell, Oxfordshire, OX11 0QG
2-5 Velocity Tower, 1 St Mary’s Square, Sheffield, S1 4LP

Our other locations

Immeuble Danica B, 21, avenue Georges Pompidou, Lyon Cedex 03, Lyon, 69486