Commercial tenant services

It is becoming commonplace for tenants to commit themselves to a commercial lease without seeking professional or legal advice. Tenants do this to keep their initial expenses to a minimum, however, taking this dangerous stance.

We keep your exposure to risk at a minimum, whilst ensuring that you are operating at the earliest opportunity. Our efficient and swift service is tailored to fast-track you into your premises whilst making sure you get maximum protection from the start of your lease, through to the end.

Areas we advise on

Knight Polson supply commercial and practical legal advice in areas such as, break clauses, rent reviews, rent arrears, relief against forfeiture, dilapidations and contested lease renewal.

Our reliable and specialist team of property lawyers understand your requirements and guide you at every step; advising and supporting you against all possible issues.

We advise on the following areas, offering you expertise at all times:

  • New leases
  • Lease renewals
  • Assignments
  • Sub-lettings
  • Surrenders
  • Rent Reviews
  • Licences
  • SDLT
  • Dilapidations
  • Rent and service charge arrears
  • Service charge disputes
  • Forfeiture

Surrenders, assignments and underletting

Our commercial property team will fully guide you on all areas of lease assignments, underlettings and surrenders.

With economic situations always changing, it can occasionally become necessary for a tenant to surrender a lease. In the original negotiations of a lease, it may become possible to terminate or surrender the lease for a number of specific reasons which can be to the tenant’s advantage.

We research and give our expertise on the ability to terminate the lease, to sub-let or assign, also ensuring that where the lease allows, the financial and tax implications or surrendering a lease are made clear.

Contact our expert team at Knight Polson today.