Landlord & Tenant Matters

Whether you are leasing a commercial building or a residential property, there are complex rules and regulations which a Landlord must adhere to, and a process which must be properly followed should a Landlord need to recover property from a Tenant.  Those owning leasehold property on a long lease (flat owners for example) are also required to adhere to the terms of their long lease.

Grey-Smith Legal can offer advice in relation to any of the following:

  • Preparation of Assured Shorthold Tenancy Agreements for Landlords.

  • Advice to Landlords as to legal requirements at the start of a lease or tenancy, and throughout the term.

  • Preparation and Service of Section 8 and Section 21 Notices on behalf of Landlords.

  • Review of Assured Shorthold Tenancies for Tenants, and advice in relation what is legally required of the Landlord.

  • Staircasing (purchasing of further shares) in shared ownership property.

  • Leasehold Enfranchisement/Freehold Purchases.

  • Preparation of Commercial Leases for Landlords.

  • Acting for a prospective tenant entering into a new Commercial Lease.  To include:

  • Advice relating to Break Clauses;

  • Assignment and Sub-Letting provisions;

    • Security of Tenure provisions

    • Repairs and Service Charges

    • Insurance provisions

    • Rent Review provisions

    • Deposits

    • Rent and Stamp Duty Land Tax

    • Legal fees

  • Review of existing Commercial Leases for Tenants who require explanation of the terms.

  • Lease variations.

  • Lease Extensions for long leases with reducing terms.

  • Lease Assignment and Sub-Letting.  We can act for the Landlord, Tenant or prospective new tenant.

  • Lease Surrenders.

Fees & Pricing

Due to the individual requirements of each case, please contact us for a personal quotation.