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
“The service from the team at AMD for my recent house sale and purchase was superb. Specifically, I wanted to acknowledge the following; Positive attitude, responsiveness, and clarity at the stage when I was calling around to choose a conveyancer (making the choice of solicitor easy). That first contact set the high-quality tone for all my interactions with AMD.
There were many ups and downs during the purchase of my new house, and my appointed solicitor helped me stay calm and always had clarity on what we should do next.
I would highly recommend AMD.”
“We had the good fortune to meet Sarah Burgess who took on our probate case and handled it in an exemplary manner at all times. She has been totally professional to everyone concerned and gave us immensely helpful advice, guidance and support throughout. AMD Solicitor’s fees were very fair and reasonable and Sarah kept all communications on point, never indulging in unnecessary work which would have resulted in unnecessary expense.
Sarah is a credit to her profession and has helped us through a very difficult time.
I thoroughly recommend AMD Solicitors, especially Sarah Burgess at their Shirehampton office.”
“Grant and Jack have worked extremely hard with our very tricky business sale, they have been polite and patient with us throughout the whole experience and successfully got us over the line, I would highly recommend these guys to anyone.
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