Advice for tenants and commercial property leases
Our commercial property solicitors based in Brighton & Hove, Uckfield, Sevenoaks and Ashford work with tenants of all shapes and sizes. We specialise in supporting large businesses and retailers who require comprehensive legal advice on how to secure commercial property that best supports their wider business objectives.
We also provide a Quickstart service specially designed for smaller tenants looking for a cost-effective solution to securing a commercial property lease. Contact our team for more information about Quickstart and a quote.
Securing the right lease for tenants
Our property solicitors in Sussex and Kent work with tenants across the South East, helping them secure leases that meet their needs. Our detailed understanding of the typical lease terms used by landlords means that we can review your lease quickly and for a fixed fee.
We provide a full and diligent review of your lease. We advise you on your options in light of relevant case law and industry standard practice to allow you to make well-informed decisions about your lease.
Landlord and tenant law expertise
- Taking and renewing commercial property leases
- Subletting and assignment of commercial property leases
- All areas of lease negotiations
- Rent deposits
- Licences for alterations
- Dilapidations claims
- Property disputes
Rix & Kay is a regional practice with notable development expertise and the ability to handle a variety of investment matters. Also equipped to advise on landlord and tenant issues. Works with a range of clients including banks, charities, developers and retailers. Noteworthy knowledge of real estate transactions in the agriculture, healthcare and hospitality sectors.
One client reports: “They are very good at keeping you informed within the market.”
David Ashton is ranked as a Notable Practitioner, “David is excellent to work with and very experienced and proactive. He provides clear, concise advice and takes a practical, commercial approach to advising clients.”
Chambers & Partners 2021
Rix & Kay’s client base stretches beyond the South East, with the firm advising on commercial property matters across the country. Examples of their work include advising commercial clients on leases, handling the financing and refinancing of properties, and assisting with property transactions. David Ashton has broad experience in the commercial property field. Richard Cripps specialises in advising developers on acquisitions, as well as working with landowners on the sale of land.