For both commercial landlords and commercial tenants, we understand that you want the leasing process to be as straight forward as possible, allowing you to focus on running your business. At AMD we specialise in helping to establish and maintain positive relationships between landlords and tenants, whilst also offering support when issues do arise to help achieve a swift resolution.
Our team of commercial property solicitors have a wealth of experience working with landlords to make the process of leasing their properties as simple and as fast as possible. We work with client portfolios including restaurants, takeaways, pubs, retail shops (from small high street premises to Cabot Circus), clubs, hotels, office blocks, doctor’s surgeries, warehouses and much more.
We also act for our London clients who have a presence in Bristol, the City and Nationwide.
WE CAN HELP WITH A WHOLE RANGE OF ISSUES INCLUDING:
- Negotiating Heads of Agreement
- Preparation of leases and sub-leases
- Advising on tenant requests for assignment of lease
- Advising in relation to non-payment of rent or other breaches of covenant
- Repossession of your premises
- Dilapidation issues
- Landlord’s consents/ licences
- Rent reviews
For commercial tenants, having a fair and clear lease in place is imperative to business planning, particularly if this is a first experience of leasing commercial premises.
We are versed in negotiating lease terms on your behalf and ensuring you are fully informed of your obligations as Tenant. For example, your ability to dispose of a lease, to make any alterations to the internal demise and the extent of your repairing and decorating obligations.
If problems do arise during the term of your lease, having expert advice on hand from our specialist property lawyers means you will not be drawn away from running your business – it is our job to minimise any business disruption arising from a dispute on the lease terms.
WE HELP A WIDE RANGE OF BUSINESSES WITH THEIR LEASES, INCLUDING:
- Negotiating Heads of Terms
- Granting or renewing commercial leases
- Assigning, sub-letting and sharing occupation
- Advising on break clauses included in the lease
- Advising on the Landlord’s security requirements such as rent deposits and personal guarantees
- Advising on the Security of Tenure provisions and the Tenant’s right to request a new lease
- Dilapidation issues
OUR COMMERCIAL SOLICITORS IN BRISTOL
Our expert commercial lawyers are based in four offices across Bristol and can also arrange appointments at your premises if you prefer. We work with businesses at all levels, from local start-ups to established companies operating nationwide, and have the knowledge and experience to keep your business running smoothly.
To find out more or to book an appointment call AMD today on 0117 973 3989 and ask to speak to a member of our commercial law team. Alternatively, please feel free to email the head of our commercial department, Janine Harris.
What our Clients say
“Used AMD for a variety of things and they have really excelled in putting together our T&Cs, a service level agreement for the business and retrieving money from non-paying customers over the years. Always very professional, great communication and most importantly always achieving excellent end results. Fully recommend.”22/02/2021
I previously used AMD on a commercial basis, and needed some matters trust-related to be dealt with. I was put through to Andrew Jack, and the services he has provided, have been excellent. At times, he has brought in Florence, and our Family have always felt at ease with AMD’s Client Care. Strenuously recommended.15/03/2019
“Just completed the sale of a house using Laura Wilkinson of AMD’s Clifton Bristol branch. Laura was very responsive, succinct and delivered on what she promised. A fixed fee was agreed in advance and the invoice received reflected this. Laura is proactive in her approach and needs no chasing – unlike some other solicitors acting for other members of the sales chain. I definitely want to use Laura for all future domestic conveyancing work”01/03/2021
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