Our Landlord and Tenant Team has extensive experience in acting for investors and occupiers in the acquisition, disposal, funding and management of all types of property including offices, industrial, retail, leisure and science parks. The team also acts for a large number of occupiers in these sectors, including national retailers and leisure operators.

Contact our Landlord and Tenant Team for advice on freephone 0800 916 9083 or contact us online.

We understand that speed and commerciality is crucial both to property investors and to any business looking to acquire new premises, and our lawyers are well versed in the commercial requirements of the modern day investment and letting markets.

Areas of Expertise

We specialise in providing advice to commercial occupiers and investors including:

  • Acquisitions and disposals
  • Lease negotiation
  • Lease renewals and termination
  • Re- financing and re-structuring
  • Portfolio management
  • Purchasing at high speed property portfolios
  • Sale and leaseback
  • Construction and development
  • Dilapidation issues

Why Slater and Gordon?

Whether you’re an investor or the occupier, our legal team will work closely with you and your professional advisers to ensure that we deliver on the needs of your business and provide specialist technical, yet practical and cost effective, commercial advice.

Our lawyers will work with you in understanding your business objectives and to help you achieve your commercial goals.
Our clients range from small to large businesses, including plc and investor landlords, national retailers, individuals looking to relocate their business or acquire new units, not for profit organisations and charities.

Recent Commercial Investment and Occupiers Projects

  • the estate management and £26m disposal of a landmark 130,000 square feet building and development site adjacent to a major train station including negotiating a pre-let to Waitrose

  • the £36m refinance of a portfolio of 21 multi-occupied office and industrial properties throughout the North West 

  • the surrender of existing leases, development and letting of a supermarket site to Waitrose and subsequent £6.375m investment sale to a local authority pension scheme

  • acquisition of retail premises for letting purposes in Chester City Centre for £500,000
  • acting for national retailers and leisure operators in the letting and assignment of a number of units across the UK
  • various transactions at science parks including the set- up, letting and sale of a multi-occupied high tech building developed by a joint venture with a major local developer
  • various headquarters premises for not for profit organisations including a joint venture with a housing developer

Contact our Landlord and Tenant Team for advice on freephone 0800 916 9083 or contact us online.

What people say about us:

“Very approachable and demonstrates a willingness to understand a client’s business” [Stephen Crook] (Chambers and Partners 2015)

Peter Klim is extremely knowledgeable and efficient in turning work around” (Legal 500)

Slater and Gordon Lawyers is one of the UK's largest and well known law firms with offices in London, Manchester, Watford, Liverpool, Chester, Birmingham, Sheffield, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Cambridge, Milton Keynes, Preston, Wakefield and Wrexham.