For some of our clients, a commercial property is the base from which they operate. For others it is their stock in trade. Buying, selling or leasing commercial property is a significant investment, often involving years of financial outlay.
In today’s competitive environment it is sometimes easy to overlook potential pitfalls and underestimate the commitment you are undertaking just to get the sale or purchase secured. If there are drawbacks to your property transaction, Attwaters Jameson Hill will tell you about them.
Our advice is direct, to the point and practical – it is what we are paid for.
A commercial approach to the legalities of your property transaction
Our job is to understand what is important to you and explain your options so you can make the commercial decision you are happy with. We work for:
- Property owners
- Business tenants
We have four offices; our main base is in Hertford, but we serve clients from across the whole region. Our Commercial Property team has over 40 years’ experience of transactions. Our decades with a strong local presence means we have a deep and genuine understanding of the local market, enabling us to quickly spot hazards when negotiating leases, uncover flaws in title and pre-empt other obstacles that can derail your sale or purchase.
What We Do
We focus on what you want and then work out the best way to achieve it. In commercial matters the best solutions are often reached in conjunction with solicitors from other parts of the firm with expertise in matters such as litigation, planning law and company law. We advise on:
- Property for your business – Including advice on leasing business premises, buying commercial premises and selling your building when the time comes to move on
- Investment property – We act for investors in residential and commercial property, including investment in buy-to-let, retail, office and industrial premises
- Development property – The team advises commercial property developers, funders and occupiers on all types of development projects in a range of commercial sectors
Ranked in Band 3 of the Legal 500 2020 the Commercial Property Department was noted as “Advising on the full range of commercial property matters, with practice head Nicholas Evans handling high-value sales and advisory work for major industry clients. Jonathan Clarke has experience in undertaking complex and high-value option agreements for business clients.”
In the Legal 500 2019 Directory both Nicholas Evans and Jonathan Clarke were named individuals and recognised for their expertise in acting for corporate, individual and public-sector clients. Our Commercial Property team achieved a ranking within the top three bands in the 2017 Legal 500 directory rankings within the South East of England. Click here to read official rankings from previous years.
Your Questions Answered
Do you want to know what costs you will have to meet other than the purchase price? How to calculate stamp duty? Are you worried about being forced to move when your business lease expires? For answers to these and other questions, get in touch.
Call 0330 221 8855 or contact our commercial property solicitors online.