Commercial Property Solicitors

Commercial property supports a diverse range of businesses in various ways. The sector enables investors to build profitable portfolios, developers to organise lucrative projects and commercial enterprises to find suitable premises. Given its pivotal role, it is essential to work with an expert commercial property solicitor.

Commercial property law can be a difficult area to navigate, even for those with experience in this sector. Our team of commercial property lawyers have been delivering excellent results for property owners, developers, landlords and tenants and commercial property investors for many years.

Our commercial property conveyancing service covers all areas of commercial property law, including:

  • Commercial property development
  • Buying and selling commercial property
  • Landlord and tenant
  • Commercial property disputes
  • Property investment

Contact our solicitors at Hatten Wyatt today

To discuss your legal needs today, get in touch with our commercial property conveyancing solicitors at Hatten Wyatt. You can call us on 01474 351199.

We have offices in Maidstone, Gravesend, Tonbridge, Chatham and Tenterden, where we can meet you to discuss your requirements. We can also offer meetings at your place of business if needed or via a Skype conference call if you are out of the country.

Our commercial conveyancing expertise

Commercial property development

When approaching a commercial property development project, there are various legal matters to consider. To protect your financial interests and ensure success, it’s advisable to work with an expert commercial conveyancing solicitor.

Our expert team will start by helping you to establish the objectives of your commercial project. We will support you in identifying any potential barriers to success. Our lawyers can support you to avoid setbacks and understand issues regarding regulatory compliance and land rights.

At Hatten Wyatt, we can support you with all aspects of your commercial property transactions, including:

  • Land acquisitions and disposals, including joint ventures
  • Conversion projects
  • Conditional sales, options and overage agreements
  • Planning requirements, particularly around retail, industrial and agricultural sites
  • Financing arrangements
  • The release of restrictive covenants
  • Issues concerning boundaries and rights of access
  • Site assembly and plot sales

Buying and selling commercial property

When purchasing or selling a commercial property, it’s vital that the property deal aligns with your professional goals. Such transactions can be complicated and high value which is why it’s important to have the right kind of legal help.

Our commercial conveyancing lawyers offer an efficient service for clients who are looking to acquire or dispose of commercial premises. We can help you with all areas of commercial property conveyancing, to include:

  • Sale and purchase negotiations
  • Property requisitions and enquiries
  • Finance
  • Verification of legal title
  • Resolution of title defects
  • Preparation and completion of transfer documents; and
  • Registration of title at the Land Registry

Landlord and tenant

Our legal team offer support to both landlords and tenants, helping our clients to navigate the various aspects of renting or letting properties. Whether you have issues with dilapidation or you simply need legal advice on a commercial lease, we can support you.

We appreciate that understanding commercial property law can be confusing, particularly if you’re caught up in a dispute. Our lawyers at Hatten Wyatt always offer straightforward legal advice, explaining complex matters in a way that you can understand.

Our commercial property solicitors assist clients with various landlord and tenant matters such as:

  • Lease negotiations
  • Lease agreements
  • Rent deposits and guarantees
  • Requests to make alterations
  • Requests for permission to assign or sublet
  • Break clause notices
  • Service charge queries
  • Dilapidation claims
  • Lease renewals; and
  • Issues around termination

Commercial property disputes

Commercial property transactions have many layers and considerations, and landlord and tenant relationships do not always run smoothly. Any type of dispute can affect your commercial goals, your livelihood and finances, which is why it’s vital to resolve matters as quickly as possible.

When you need support with commercial property disputes, our solicitors can assist you with areas such as:

  • Commercial tenant arrears
  • Property maintenance disputes
  • Breached contract terms

Our commercial conveyancing fees

The cost of commercial property advice depends on your requirements. We are happy to provide a no-obligation quotation upon request. Our commercial conveyancing solicitors understand that our clients need an accurate understanding of their fees at the start to adequately budget their projects.

To discuss your commercial property fees today, you can contact Hatten Wyatt on 01474 351199.

Frequently asked questions

What is commercial conveyancing?

Commercial conveyancing refers to the process of transferring the ownership of a property from one person to another. The commercial conveyancing process varies depending on whether you are the buyer or the seller. The procedure includes various tasks and stages such as:

  • Negotiating the pre-contract conditions
  • Investigating the property title
  • Reviewing and drafting leases
  • Making arrangements with mortgage providers and surveyors
  • Drafting the sale contract
  • Approving the transfer deed
  • Working with mortgage providers and surveyors
  • Paying Stamp Duty
  • Contacting Land Registry to register the new ownership

How much does commercial conveyancing cost?

Commercial conveyancing costs vary according to the type of property and the complexity of the deal. The process includes fees such as local searches, transfer fees, land registration and solicitor fees.

To get an accurate quote, get in touch with our commercial conveyancing solicitors at Hatten Wyatt.

What does a commercial property solicitor do?

A commercial property solicitor starts off by investigating the title deeds and conducting the appropriate property searches. They draft the contracts and support buyers and sellers in negotiating. Property lawyers assist these parties with commercial property requirements such as insurance, mortgage finance, and Stamp Duty Tax.

Commercial property solicitors help buyers and sellers to exchange contracts, organise a completion date and transfer property ownership. To ensure that a commercial property transaction runs smoothly, it’s essential to gain the support of an expert.

How long does a commercial property transaction take?

A commercial property transaction should take approximately 6 and 10 weeks, however, the due diligence processes may take longer with complicated transactions.

When you work with our commercial conveyancing solicitors, we will attempt to offer an estimate of how long your transaction will take, based on the circumstances.

Contact our commercial property solicitors at Hatten Wyatt today

To discuss your legal needs today, get in touch with our commercial property conveyancing solicitors at Hatten Wyatt. You can call us on 01474 351199.

We have offices in Maidstone, Gravesend, Tonbridge, Chatham and Tenterden, where we can meet you to discuss your requirements. We can also offer meetings at your place of business if needed or via a Skype conference call if you are out of the country.

For further information please call to speak to one of our experts on 01474 351199