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Commercial leasing - landlord & tenant
Granting or taking on a lease is not straightforward. With a team described in Legal 500 as 'incredibly knowledgeable', we have the experience you can rely on to guide you through the often complex and confusing documents.
Advice for commercial landlords
As a landlord you will be concerned with many issues including:
- Security of tenure for the tenant
- Rent review – frequency and type
- Break clauses and their exercise
- Extent of premises to be let
- Repairing and insurance obligations
Advice for commercial tenants
As a tenant it is important to understand all the provisions of a lease which will govern your use of the premises for the whole of the lease term. You will want to know exactly what you are signing up to. This also applies when an existing lease is being transferred to you. Other potential issues include:
- Future disposal of the premises and continuing liability
- Lease renewal
- Lease expenses – in addition to the agreed rent
- Stamp Duty Land Tax
Clear, practical advice
We have a reputation for putting our advice into a clear, practical and very commercial context. Click on the buttons below to make a call to any of our offices or to make an email enquiry and find out how we can help you.
Our commercial property lawyers can arrange meetings at any of our local offices in York and across Yorkshire, so simply contact your nearest Harrowells office in York, St Saviourgate, Clifton Moor, Easingwold, Haxby, Pocklington, Malton, and Thirsk.