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Leases – Landlord and Tenant

Taking a new lease of Commercial Property is critical for the operation and success of your business.  However, it is also a key financial commitment.  You want to make sure it is done correctly, and that you understand any risks associated with this important step in the growth or expansion of your business.

Granting leases may well be your business, if you are a landlord.  You want to make sure they are done swiftly, efficiently, and with the minimum of fuss, to allow your tenants into occupation (and paying rent) as soon as possible.

I have acted for tenants taking leases, and landlords granting leases of Commercial Property of all sizes for over 14 years.  I’ve acted for owner occupiers looking to take on new premises, existing tenants looking to renew their lease, landlords wishing to manage an estate and landlords wishing to fill vacant units as swiftly as possible.  I’ve worked on industrial units, shops, factories, offices – you name it, I will have likely dealt with it before.  I can help prospective tenants to take a lease, or landlords wishing to grant a lease, and all the associated management work that may arise in a leasehold relationship (alterations, assignments and sub-letting).  I will do it on time, and budget, and with the minimum of fuss.

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“I needed someone who could act swiftly and positively on a time sensitive deal which involved several large parties and was a complicated and complex legal matter.  I was impressed with John’s immediate grasp of the intricate matters relating to this transaction which also involved a Listed Company and a Government body.”

There were many complications within the deal and thanks to John’s thoroughness and tenaciousness this large deal concluded on time and in budget.

Malcolm Proctor, Director of Quantor

If you are a landlord or a tenant, you may have an existing solicitor.  Equally, this may be your first experience of involving a legal professional.  If you do have a solicitor, you may be unhappy with increasing costs or dipping service levels.  If you have not used one before, you may be concerned about unknown costs, or legal jargon.  Do you wish you could contact your solicitor directly, instead of being diverted to reception or a secretary, who does their best to help but cannot actually answer your question?  Do you find that with previous solicitor’s firms you meet the partner to start with, only to find that the work is actually being carried out by a new solicitor or a paralegal with limited experience.  Do you find that solicitors only identify issues at the last moment, instead of being proactive from the outset?

If the answer to any of these questions is “yes”, then you will be pleased to hear that there is a better way.  I am a consultant solicitor and Partner with Nexa Law.  All work is carried out through Nexa Law, who are authorised and regulated by the SRA.  However, unlike a traditional law firm, you will not find yourself dealing with the least qualified person who can handle your case as soon as possible.  Instead, if you instruct me, you will find that your transaction is handled by me.  As an experienced solicitor who has worked for 11 years at international law firm Eversheds and 5 years at regional law firm Thursfields, I have the breadth and depth of experience to be able to deal handle any Commercial Property lease transaction, from the most straightforward to the most complex.  You will have my direct contact details and my direct dial, which means you will be able to speak with the solicitor handling your case, rather than support staff who cannot answer your questions.  As a technically excellent solicitor, issues will be identified early, allowing them to be resolved in good time for completion.

If you would like to have a further chat about any of the above, or ask me to give you a quotation, please do contact me.  For a free, no-obligation discussion you can:

Lines and chat are open 24/7 and 365 days a year – contact my New Enquiry Team today!

I aim to respond to enquiries within 24 hours.  Just let me know when you contact me which is your preferred means of contact.

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Examples of my experience include:

  • Acting for a national self-storage operator on the renewal and re-gearing of its nationwide lease portfolio.
  • Acting for a Birmingham based property company on the leasing of its city-wide property portfolio.
  • Acting for multiple local and national business taking leases of office space, shops and industrial units.

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“I’d recommend John in a heartbeat for anyone looking to purchase or manage commercial property of any value.

Roland Renshaw, Group CEO of DMA Europa Group

Following our initial conversation, I will scope out the work that you have requested me to do and provide you with a realistic and competitive fee estimate.  Don’t worry about calling in the first instance though – that will always be free, as I need to find about your business or your query before quoting, and don’t charge for any initial discussion.

If you want to find out more about the process of leasing a Commercial Property, then a guide will be available to download soon.  Keep an eye on the website!

I have 14 years’ experience of helping landlords and tenants successfully lease Commercial Property.  Both sides want the job completed on time and on budget, and that is what I pride myself on delivering.

If you would like to have a further chat about any of the above, or ask me to give you a quotation, please give me a call or contact me.  For a free, no-obligation discussion you can:

Lines and chat are open 24/7 and 365 days a year – contact my New Enquiry Team today!

I typically respond to enquiries within 24 hours.  Just let me know when you contact me which is your preferred means of contact.

If instructed, all work is carried out through Nexa Law Limited, who carry all the necessary professional indemnity insurance and infrastructure to ensure that your transaction is handled safely and securely.  You can find out more detail about Nexa here.

You won’t find yourself dealing with a more junior solicitor, or a paralegal – all work is carried out by me, so you have an experienced pair of hands at all times, and a single point of contact.

If you have any further queries, please do not hesitate to contact me.

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Call now on 01384 872069, complete this short form or email enquiries@mcleanlegal.co.uk.

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John McLean is a Partner with Nexa Law, which is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (Licence Number 633024). All work is carried out through Nexa Law.

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