Commercial leases

If you're leasing or renting a commercial property, Tees has the expertise to ensure the arrangement works for you.

Advice on commercial leases

If you want to rent a new business property, or you have a tenant who wants to leave, renew or alter the lease, or you’re having a problem with dilapidations, service charge arrears or a potential forfeiture, you need expert legal help. But you also need it sooner rather than later, because early intervention is vital in today’s property market.

We’ll help you take control

Our skilled, experienced team of commercial property solicitors can handle everything to do with your commercial lease. This includes managing all types of disputes, and any other issues that may come up.

How we can help

We can advise you on existing leases – including renewals, assignments, sub-lettings and surrenders – right through to complex development and pre-let documentation. We understand that you need the sort of professional support that will promote your business goals.

In fact, our service is driven entirely by your needs, and you can rely on our commitment throughout the management cycle of your property.

We manage a diverse range of projects

We work with a wide range of individuals, partnerships, companies and pension trustees, including:

  • local authorities, investors and developers – we manage property portfolios, including leases, licences, buying and selling, and planning 
  • large family firms – again, we manage every part of a portfolio, including leases, licences, subleases and surrenders
  • tenants – we advise on new leases, including heads of terms, repairing obligations, permitted use, alterations, length of the term, and break clauses

We cover every angle

Our knowledge of commercial property covers not just the legislation but also the case law. At the same time, we understand how the market works for retail, industrial, office and other commercial property. This in-depth expertise means we can focus on what really matters – and that’s how we come up with effective and efficient solutions that work for you.

What to do next

Whatever part of your commercial leases you want us to manage, we build our service around your needs and goals. On top of that, our open and friendly work ethos means you always know what’s happening and where you stand.

Our team of experienced, specialist property solicitors will work with you every step of the way. And you can be sure that all the advice and support we offer will be focused on getting you the result you’re looking for.

To find out more, give us a call – we offer a free initial consultation. Tell us what you want to achieve and we’ll let you know how we can help.

Call our Commercial Property solicitors on...

0800 013 1165

...for a free initial consultation at no obligation. Alternatively, please fill out our enquiry form and a solicitor will contact you.

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Q: How can I contact Tees?

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Q: Is there parking at your office?

Yes, all of our offices have parking nearby. Our Bishop's Stortford, Brentwood, Cambridge, Chelmsford and Saffron Walden offices have onsite parking. Our Royston office has free parking a short walk away.

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