Real Estate & Property
We cater for all real estate and property business needs.
We advise landlords and tenants in relation to all aspects of commercial leases across a wide spectrum of sectors including retail, leisure, manufacturing, and corporate.
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We are experts in lease transfer and disposal, licences to underlet, alter and change use, lease variation and surrenders. We act in lettings for industrial, general commercial, retail, leisure and other uses, as well as asset management and authorised guarantee agreements and overriding leases.
We advise borrowers and lenders on loan documentation for a range of transactions including secured loans, re-financing and the creation of property trusts. We can assist in relation to securities involving a variety of retail establishments including shops, offices, commercial and residential developments through to public houses, and restaurants and we advise on collateral security including debentures and personal guarantees.
We handle acquisitions and disposals of all types of freehold and leasehold commercial properties, and provide a comprehensive service in relation to initial site acquisition through to sale of the completed development. We advise on all aspects of documentation used in construction projects including professional appointments, collateral warranties, bank and surety bonds, insurance issues and development, lease and funding agreements.
We advise property owners, landlords and tenants on a wide range of property disputes and litigation arising from the ownership and occupation of property.
Des trained at a Specialist Commercial Property Firm in Manchester and later became a partner in a niche Manchester Commercial practice.
Sarah is an Associate in our Real Estate and Property team. She handles a wide range of non-contentious commercial real estate matters.