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Commercial conveyancing

Buying or selling commercial property entails greater complexity than the conveyance of residential property. This is particularly so if you are proposing to buy the property for your own business needs or to rent out to a business.

For example, if you are purchasing an office unit, industrial estate, retail premises or licensed premises, you will need to ensure that the property meets all regulatory requirements and is able to be used for the intended purpose.

You will also need to pay careful attention to the rights and responsibilities in relation to the fixtures and fittings of the property and the ability of the tenant to make changes to the property.

In this section we have set out some factors that you should consider when buying or selling commercial property, including:

  • Features of freehold and leasehold commercial properties
  • Searches to undertake on commercial properties
  • Commercial leases
  • Assigning and sub-letting commercial leases
  • Commercial mortgages

We have also included some guidance on selecting a commercial conveyancing solicitor.

Call us for free on 0800 533 5787 or use the web-form to the right to speak to an advisor who can put you in touch with the right solicitor for your needs.

Important information

For [selected AoL] law, solicitors will charge a minimum fee of £250 to provide an initial consultation and written opinion on your case. We have a number of recommended law firms in our network who could provide this service to you at the most competitive price. If you would like to proceed, click ‘Paid advice’ below and one of our advisors will call you on a free-of-charge basis to discuss this further with you.