Landlords and Tenant Matters
Creating the right relationship between a commercial landlord and their tenant is critical to the success of both. Having the right legal advice at every stage of a commercial tenancy – from creating a lease agreement to dealing with any issues that come up during the tenancy – can make all the difference to both parties’ ability to enjoy a profitable landlord-tenant relationship.
Whether you are a commercial landlord or a commercial tenant Woolsey Morris & Kennedy’s commercial property team can assist you with getting in place a tenancy agreement that matches your needs.
Woolsey Morris & Kennedy’s team are experienced negotiators on behalf of both landlords and tenants and can ensure that your requirements are addressed when drafting the commercial documentation in your transaction. We will advise you of the options available to you and provide you with a complete service to ensure you are fully aware of your position and any implications for the future of your business.
For landlords, Woolsey Morris & Kennedy can advise on all aspects of leasing or renting a property, including explaining your obligations under the lease and the tenant’s rights and responsibilities. For tenants, we can provide an explanation for your obligations under the lease, advise as to any statutory rights you have and assist with any rent deposit deed.
If you are a commercial landlord or tenant seeking expert legal advice, please contact our commercial tenancy solicitors in Sidcup, Bexley and Kent by calling 020 8300 9321 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our commercial tenancy services for landlords & tenants
Commercial lease agreements
Our commercial property lawyers advise both landlords and tenants on all aspects of commercial lease agreements, helping to craft an agreement that will help you create a successful landlord-tenant relationship going forwards.
For landlords, we can draft, review and amend lease agreements to ensure your interests are protected and that you can achieve a good return on your property. For tenants we can review a lease agreement you have been offered and advise you of your obligations and any potential implications for the future success of your business. We can also negotiate amendments, such as break clauses, where required.
Commercial lease extensions
We advise and represent both landlords and tenants in commercial tenancy renewal discussions, helping to ensure both parties are able to continue to enjoy a positive landlord-tenant relationship on a mutually beneficial basis.
Ending commercial tenancies
When it is time to bring a tenancy to an end, we can advise either party on their rights and obligations. Our commercial tenancy solicitors can advise landlords on issues including evicting commercial tenants where required.
We advise landlord and tenants on the inclusion of break clauses in tenancy agreements as well as on the execution of break clauses where this is required.
Landlord & tenant disputes
Our Business Dispute Resolution team have strong experience with helping both landlords and tenants to find positive outcomes for a wide range of commercial tenancy disputes, including over issues such as rent arrears, dilapidation and the interpretation of lease agreements.
Commercial rent arrears recovery
Our Commercial Debt Recovery team can assist landlords with recovering rent arrears, helping you to secure outstanding payments quickly and effectively. In most cases we are able to secure payment from the tenant voluntarily, allowing you to avoid court proceedings, saving you time, money and unnecessary stress.
Why choose Woolsey Morris & Kennedy for commercial tenancy advice?
Our landlord and tenant solicitors are highly experienced, having advised both sides on all aspects of commercial tenancies for many years.
With a detailed understanding of all aspects of commercial tenancy agreements and related issues, we can give you confidence that the agreement you reach reflects your best interests, now and for the future.
Having frequently dealt with the many conflicts that can occur between landlords and tenants, we can advise you on the various options to proactively prevent future conflicts. Where a dispute has arisen, we can offer you a realistic perspective on your position and the likely outcome of any legal action, then help you to achieve the best outcome for your interests as quickly, efficiently and cost-effectively as possible.
Woolsey Morris & Kennedy is Lexcel accredited by the Law Society reflecting the strength of our practice management and client care. We are independently regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA).
Get in touch with our landlord and tenant solicitors in Sidcup, Bexley and Kent
- Chris Elliott
- Senior Partner, COLP, Head of Litigation