Commercial Property Solicitors

Negotiating the legal implications of a property deal can be a stressful business. Whether you are leasing new office premises or planning an urban regeneration project, placing the legal issues in our safe, experienced hands will ensure smooth progression of the deal and save you expensive and potentially lengthy delays.

We put your needs at the heart of our service. Our advice is relevant and timely because our commercially-minded team spend time early on discussing how you wish the deal to progress and your protection against risk.

Our commercial property solicitors in Sussex can assist with matters including:

  • Acquisition and disposal of investment properties
  • Acquisitions and disposals of charity property
  • Advice on development of affordable housing and supported living
  • Agricultural law matters
  • Conditional sale agreements and overage sale agreements
  • General landlord and tenant advice
  • Hotels and leisure
  • Office, retail and industrial lettings
  • Property disputes
  • Property joint ventures
  • Property financing and secured lending
  • Sales and lettings of completed units
  • Site assembly and development

Speak to our commercial property solicitors in Sussex now

To find out more about how we can help you with a commercial property matter, please contact your local Griffith Smith office in Brighton or Hassocks.

Or you can get in touch by email or use our simple online enquiry form.

Why choose Griffith Smith for commercial property law?

Decades of experience

Our commercial property solicitors have worked with businesses, investors, developers and more for many years. With seasoned expertise across a wide range of matters, we offer a tried-and-tested approach, so you can be confident your requirements will be dealt with swiftly and effectively.

Strong commercial aptitude

Our legal approach is firmly grounded in the commercial realities our clients need to deal with. As such, we can always ensure that the service we provide and the legal solutions we recommend will work in the real world, not just on paper.

A tailored approach to match your commercial priorities

We aim to build successful, long term relationships with our clients, so will get to know you and your overall goals and concerns. Our commercial property lawyers can then deliver legal solutions perfectly suited to your needs, now and for the future.

Exceptional client service

Providing first-class client service is really important to our team. We will always be available when you need us, ready to answer your questions in plain English and provide regular updates on progress. When you work with us, you can be sure your concerns will be listened to and addressed promptly.

Our commercial property law expertise

Buying and selling commercial property

When buying or selling commercial property, it is critical to get the right deal on the right terms, then make sure the transaction goes ahead smoothly and in a timely manner. At Griffith Smith, we take pride in making the process of purchasing and disposing of property as straightforward and stress-free as we can.

Our team will ensure every detail is taken care of and that all stages are completed promptly, while taking proactive steps to head off any potential problems that could slow things down or cost you extra – either in the short term or after the deal is done.

Our commercial property solicitors can assist with matters including:

  • Buying business premises
  • Business relocations
  • Buying and selling investment properties
  • Negotiating heads of terms
  • Carrying our property checks and searches
  • Raising and answering buyer queries
  • Commercial property finance
  • Conditional sale agreements and overage sale agreements

Property development

Our team works with a wide of property developers, helping to see projects through from the earliest stages through to completion. We can assist with everything from the initial site acquisition and development agreements, through to sale of the finished units.

By providing continuity through every stage of a property development, we can help to reduce the potential for mistakes, delays and other costly issues.

We can help with property development matters including:

  • Advice on development of affordable housing and supported living
  • General landlord and tenant advice
  • Property joint ventures
  • Site assembly and development
  • Sales and lettings of completed units
  • Development financing

Commercial landlord & tenant

We provide a range of services for commercial landlords and business tenants, including help with building and managing property portfolios, as well as assisting with landlord-tenant relations.

Our commercial property lawyers can assist with matters including:

Take a look at how we can help with commercial landlord and tenant matters.

Commercial property disputes

Disputes over commercial property can be costly, time-consuming and very frustrating, so it is important to get expert legal advice at the earliest opportunity. With the right approach, it is often possible to head off conflict and achieve a positive outcome quickly and cost-effectively.

Our commercial litigation team offer strong expertise in alternative dispute resolution, meaning we are frequently able to find an outcome that suits our clients without the need for court proceedings. However, where more robust action is needed, we have the experience and skills to secure a fair result through court litigation.

We can assist with commercial property dispute related matters including:

  • Rent disputes
  • Evictions
  • Dilapidations
  • Unauthorised use of commercial property

Take a look at how we can help with commercial dispute resolution.

Our commercial property law pricing

We know how important it is to keep control of costs when dealing with any kind of commercial matter. Our team aim to keep our pricing clear and flexible, so we can help you with your budgeting.

We are able to offer fixed fee commercial conveyancing where appropriate, allowing many types of commercial transactions to be carried out for an agreed price. This can provide certainty over the costs involved.

For more complex matters, where ongoing support will be required, we will typically charge according to an agreed hourly rate based on the level of expertise required.

Whatever your requirements, our commercial property lawyers will be happy to provide a transparent estimate of costs upfront.

Speak to our commercial property solicitors in Sussex

For clear advice on any commercial property matter, please contact our team in Brighton or Hassocks.

For more information please contact a member of our team


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