Business Services Landlord and Tenant

Keeping things watertight

Getting legal advice at an early stage to understand your rights and obligations as a landlord or tenant is crucial. We’re here to help with that.

Drafting and negotiating leases. Recovering rent and service charge arrears. Offering advice and legal representation during disputes. Renting and leasing commercial property can be a legal minefield. But with the Boyce Hatton team on your side, complex negotiations and difficult conversations with your landlord or tenant suddenly become a whole lot easier.


To find out more or ask any questions you have, give the team a call on 01803 403403

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From the first time we meet we’ll take the time to really get to know you, so that we understand the intricacies of what you need. We offer you clear, legal advice from experts in each field of law so that you can make the best decision for you. We put you first. We listen. And offer you a personal service that you can depend on.

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There are a range of problems that can commonly arise in relation to commercial property.

Our specialist lawyers tailor their approach to support commercial clients’ requirements and strive to achieve the best results. Whatever you require, we are committed to providing straightforward expert advice.

Led by Partner Fiona Hannaford, our Landlord and Tenant team offers expert help and advice on all areas of commercial landlord and tenant law, including:
• Dilapidation and disrepair disputes
• Recovery of rent arrears
• Recovery of service charge arrears
• Disputes over service charges
• Forfeiture and termination of leases
• Recovery of possession
• Lease renewals
• Breaches of covenant

An important piece of legislation in this field, the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954, can be challenging to interpret and understand. A well-drafted and negotiated lease on commercial property helps to prevent an array of issues and complications arising for both landlords and tenants. Having Boyce Hatton on your side can ensure that your paperwork stacks up from the start.

We understand the importance of timescales in this area, particularly regarding notice periods, and ensure accuracy at all stages of our relationship with you.

If a legal dispute does occur, it’s important to seek legal advice early for the best chance of resolving the issue without the need for court action.

Please do not hesitate to contact us via telephone or e-mail today for a free, no obligation discussion as to how our specialist team may be able to assist you.