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Commercial property law

With 6 partners and 18 lawyers in our top-tier Legal 500 commercial property practice, you can be sure our ability is second-to-none. We specialise in commercial property and land deals, renewable energy, telecommunications, plus commercial leases and property portfolio management.

Get in touch or call us on 0800 0131165

Expert commercial property lawyers

Tees is a top-tier Legal 500 commercial property firm. Our clients include national and international investors, trusts and pension funds, national retailers, trading companies, local authorities, private and public healthcare providers, schools and colleges. 

In 2021 the Legal 500 said ‘Tees Law has true professionals from the start to finish with absolute knowledge of every eventuality. The commercial team has excellent attention to detail with a fast turnaround.' 

Our specialist legal commercial property services:

  • Advice for landowners – housing development, renewable energy schemes, installing mobile phone masts, managing land option agreements and promotion agreements
  • Advice for land developers - covering the whole process: from contracts to collaboration agreements - right through to site development and plot disposal.
  • Property acquisitions and disposals - buying, selling, leasing, sub-letting of offices, industrial or retail sites, property portfolio management and managing joint venture schemes.
  • Commercial leases – renewals, assignments, sub-lettings, surrenders, dilapidations and disputes
  • Joint ventures and collaboration agreements - both for developers and landowners
  • Healthcare property – helping NHS Foundation trusts, GPs and dentists manage their private premises 
  • Social housing – contracts to manage tenancies for social housing.
  • Property finance – research on asset and development funding to finance commercial property
  • Telecommunications - contracts and leases to rent space for a phone mast to telecoms firms
  • Mineral extraction –legal advice regarding complex planning and tax rules governing the mineral extraction industry
  • Renewable energy - wind, solar, wave, biomass or ground source energy - advice on all the financial, legal and technical considerations.

Expert agricultural lawyer

Tees has been rooted in the community in and around Bishop’s Stortford for over 100 years. We have strong working relationships with major regional developers and land agents. We've helped many farming families navigate the complex relationship between business, land and family interests.

NFU recommended solicitors

Tees is a national panel member of the NFU (covering Hertfordshire, Essex and Suffolk) - one of only 16 law firms on the panel. This is recognition for the outstanding quality of our service and expert knowledge of both agricultural law and a broad range of legal services for families and businesses.

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

Call our commercial property solicitors on 0808 231 1320

What our clients say

Legal 500 UK 2021

‘The commercial team is up with the best in the UK although they are based in Cambridge, They are always assessable. When dealing with complex multiple commercial property transactions the firm has to have capacity to handle these matters for a long time. Tees tick all the boxes.‘
Legal 500 UK 2021, East Anglia - Real Estate -Commercial Property: Cambridge

Legal 500 UK 2021

'The team is very professional and knowledgeable. The personal touch and the patience they took to explain everything needed to know.’
Legal 500 UK 2021, South East - Real Estate - Commercial Property: Beds, Bucks, Herts, Middx

Legal 500 UK 2021

‘The lawyer handling our lease negotiation took us, step by step through all the lease provisions and issues thereby safeguarding us, where necessary, with agreed amendments. She also assisted both sides with workarounds and solutions to some lease issues such as level of service charge provisions.’
Legal 500 UK 2021, South East - Real Estate - Commercial Property: Beds, Bucks, Herts, Middx

Legal 500 UK 2021

‘Extremely professional, competitive rates and top rate service‘.
Legal 500 UK 2021, South East - Real Estate - Commercial Property: Essex

Legal 500 UK 2021

‘Reliable, first-class, professional lawyers we confidently use for all manner of legal services but most recently when concluding a lease negotiation renting offices in London. Their identifying lease provisions we would want to be changed, agreeing to changes with landlord lawyers, avoiding onerous side letters of agreement, etc, all concluded in a satisfactory final outcome for both parties.’
Legal 500 UK 2021, South East - Real Estate - Commercial Property: Beds, Bucks, Herts, Middx

Bursar, Brentwood School


Thank you very much for all your hard work on what has been a protracted and difficult sale, particularly conducted at a distance.

John and Barbara Gilmurray


We are very grateful to you for your patience and sound professional advice during the drawn-out assignment process and have no doubt that we will need your services again in the future. We were so fortunate to have Jane Winfield’s help.

Mr Jeganathan


We approached you after 6 months of difficulties with our old solicitors and we were directed to Jane Winfield who has been tremendous from the offset. She made instant progress, kept us informed on a daily basis, exceeding expectations. The service was excellent and efficient.

Mr Gough


Thanks for everything, even with all the set backs and delays I feel very satisfied that you did a great job in getting us in the shop as quick as possible and was very clear in all communications.

We understand your situation and our expert team are here to help

Get in touch to speak with someone who can help you move forward.

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Tees coronavirus update

We’re open and here to help you. We’re running as normal with our employees all working from home.

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You can call us as normal on 0800 013 1165 or email us: hello@teeslaw.com.

You can also find contact details for all our advisers here. 

As a flexible and technologically-adept firm, we already had many home-working systems in place. We have now rolled this technology out to all our employees working for clients, so they can continue to work normally - and from home.

If you are a client, please be assured you can get in touch with Tees and we are still working on your case. To replace face-to-face meetings, we have the facilities to do video-conferencing, conference calls or just speak on the phone, as you need.

Due to the circumstances, please call us if you would have wanted a home visit, and we can organise the best and safest way of being in touch.

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