When investing in commercial property, either as a business owner, developer or commercial landlord, it is important to get all of the legal details right to avoid the potential for disputes and to ensure your commercial interests are protected.
At Pickering & Butters, our commercial property solicitors regularly act for individuals and businesses in a range of commercial property matters. Our experience and high level of specialist expertise mean we can offer an efficient, cost-effective service.
We aim to provide peace of mind that all of the legal details involved in any commercial property transaction are taken care of, allowing you to focus on your wider commercial objectives.
Speak to one of our commercial property solicitors in Stafford today by calling 01785 603060 or get in touch via email.
Our commercial property services in Stafford
Our commercial property lawyers in Stafford work with a number of large investment companies and developers, including on many high value and complex property transactions. We also regularly assist clients with more straightforward property deals.
Our range of services for commercial property include:
Buying and selling commercial property
We can help you with all aspects of buying and selling commercial property, including general commercial conveyancing, securing planning where required, efficient structuring of transactions and liaising with corporate and commercial relationship managers.
Our commercial conveyancing solicitors have the expertise, expertise and local connections to ensure your transaction goes ahead smoothly, allowing you to avoid unnecessary delays or being caught out by any nasty surprises.
Landlord and tenant services
We provide a range of services for commercial landlords, including drafting and amending business leases, dealing with rent arrears and tenant evictions. We can also advise you on the most appropriate way to rent your commercial property, including whether it is better to offer a business lease or a licence to occupy.
We also advise commercial tenants on all aspects of leasing commercial property, including reviewing lease agreements, lease extensions and break clauses.
Commercial property administration
Our commercial property lawyers can support landlords with the legal processes involved in various aspects of commercial property administration, including rent reviews, lease termination and renewal proceedings. We can ensure you continue to comply with the law, while making sure your commercial interests are protected on an on-going basis.
Commercial property development
When developing commercial property it is important to ensure all of the legal details are taken care of. This protects you from the possibility of delays, unexpected costs and potential criminal consequences from failing to meet your legal obligations.
Our commercial property development solicitors regularly work on Development Agreements, including joint ventures, highway and planning agreements and Compulsory Purchase Orders (CPOs), as well as ancillary commercial property work, such as Easements, Licences and Deeds of Covenant.
There is an increasing amount of environmental legislation that commercial property investors need to comply with. We can help you understand your legal obligations and guide you through the process of ensuing that all of the necessary actions are taken to meet those obligations. We can also represent you if you are accused of breaching environmental rules.
Knowing which licence or licences you need for your commercial property venture can be complex and confusing. Failing to obtain the right licences can hurt you financially in the form of fines and may cause you to miss out on business opportunities.
Our business licensing solicitors can help to ensure that you have all of the correct licences in place. We are often able to simplify and speed up the process of acquiring the necessary licences thanks to our experience and expertise, which allows us to foresee potential problems and take pre-emptive action, preventing delays.
Why choose Pickering & Butters commercial property solicitors in Stafford?
Pickering & Butters is a Lexcel accredited law firm, which demonstrates that our legal practice and client care meets the highest standards set by the Law Society. These standards are continually monitored by regular visits from an independent assessor, ensuring we continue to provide the best quality legal service for our clients.
Our solicitors have a high level of legal expertise covering a wide range of areas of commercial property law. We are accredited by the Law Society’s Conveyancing Quality Scheme, demonstrating that our commercial conveyancing service meets the highest possible standards.
We also have a strong litigation department, meaning that when disputes arise, we can offer a fast, effective resolution that protects your commercial interests.
To discuss your requirements with one of our commercial property solicitors in Stafford, call 01785 603060 or get in touch via email for a swift response.
Useful resources for commercial property issues in Stafford
The Staffordshire County Council website contains a variety of useful information about local planning issues, including an A to Z guide to planning application validation requirements.
Staffordshire Borough Council offers a variety of useful information and services for local business, including issues related to commercial property.