Our experience has taught us that every premises, be it an office, shopping centre, warehouse or even a windmill, needs to be managed individually to unlock its full potential.
We develop an in depth understanding of your business operations and management structures and are able to help you to identify areas of improvement and ways to minimise your exposure to risk. We also help you to create tailored management strategies for your assets which ensure not only that they run effectively, but that they provide you with the highest possible return. Through this approach our lawyers can help you to drive forward your company’s performance by reducing liabilities and creating new sources of revenue for your business (whether from higher rents or capital appreciation upon disposal).
No matter the geographical reach and size of your real estate portfolio, our international asset management team can provide you with a prompt, cost effective and world class service.
Our core services include:
Lease advisory service
Our lawyers can advise on the grant of leases for all types of investment property, including retail complexes (West End, high street and out-of-town as well as shopping centres), offices and industrial and distribution facilities. We review lease provisions carefully to ensure that your asset is run effectively. We also have experience of assisting clients in relation to their leasing strategies, common parts management, service charges regimes and on all aspects of sustainability and “green leasing”.
Landlord and tenant concerns
Our experts are able to advise on all aspects of landlord and tenant law to ensure the effective running and management of your premises. Our service includes providing advice in relation to service charge recovery, alterations, dilapidations, consent to assign and underlet, authorised guarantee agreements and the preservation of covenant strength. We also provide advice on rent review and support in relation to third party submissions.
We are able to advise on all construction aspects relating to asset management transactions. Our lawyers provide guidance on collateral warranties, professional appointments, risk analysis and the more general aspects of development and construction projects, from inception through to a project’s completion.
Our dispute resolution team advises on matters relating to the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954, public and private nuisance claims and has extensive experience of conducting arbitrations and litigation proceedings to establish the correct meaning of lease provisions from alterations and consents to assign to dilapidations and rent review.