Commercial Leases

Commercial Lease Solicitors in Manchester, Blackburn and Lancashire

A commercial Lease is a contractually binding agreement between the Landlord and the Tenant.  The Landlord allows the Tenant to occupy the premises in return for the payment of rent.

For commercial tenants having a clear and fair lease in place is essential.  We are experienced in negotiating lease terms on your behalf and in making sure that you are making informed decisions on aspects such as; your ability to transfer the lease, the extent of your repairing obligations and the making of alterations to the premises.

Important Considerations when taking or granting a lease include;

  1. Negotiating Heads of Agreement
  2. Drafting of Leases and subleases
  3. Advising on assignment of lease
  4. Dilapidation issues
  5. Landlord’s consents/ licences
  6. Rent reviews

We assist a wide range of Businesses on;

  • Negotiating Heads of Terms
  • Granting or renewing commercial leases
  • Assigning, sub-letting and sharing occupation
  • Advising on the Security of Tenure provisions and the Tenant’s right to request a new lease
  • Dilapidation issues
  • Advising on break clauses included in the lease
  • Advising on the Landlord’s security requirements such as rent deposits and personal guarantees)