Commercial Property Solicitors2022-05-18T11:52:11+00:00

Commercial Property Solicitors

More Than Half a Century’s Experience Specialists in Complex and High Value Cases
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Experienced Commercial Property Solicitors

Completing commercial property transactions is something that businesses of all sizes will have to deal with to varying degrees. We understand that it is extremely important to make sure that you are getting the best legal counsel from highly experienced Commercial Property Solicitors.

At OGR Stock Denton, our property solicitors have the expertise to deal with different scenarios, from clients who are in the process of taking office space through to developers and investors who are juggling multiple transactions at the same time.

Our department recognises that timing is a crucial factor in deals and will work to meet tight deadlines to ensure that transactions are completed without any unnecessary delays. We also offer alternatives to due diligence enabling you to make quick and easy business decisions.

To make an appointment to discuss any aspect of Commercial Property Law please email or call on 020 8349 0321.

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Why Work With Our Trusted Commercial Property Specialists

Property dealings can be particularly stressful as there are a lot of legal formalities to contend with. Your peace of mind is therefore important and can be assured by working with our tried and trusted experts.

It is crucial that you receive the right counsel before signing any contract for sale and purchase or before granting or entering into any lease agreement.

OGR Stock Denton are here to help and advise you, deal with all legal processes and remove the worry and stress of the challenging circumstances that you may be facing.

Our legal expertise in the commercial property sector covers:

  • Industrial units
  • Large residential estates
  • Shops and offices
  • Trading estates
  • Retail and leisure developments.

Renowned for providing industry-leading expert commercial advice in London over the past decade, the team works quickly and efficiently alongside other property professionals, including commercial estate agents and local authorities.

Our Commercial Property solicitors will make sure that you will receive clear, expert advice, focusing our attention and commitment on delivering the outcomes that you require.

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Commercial Landlords

OGR Stock Denton routinely advises landlords on a wide range of matters relating to commercial premises, helping to ensure that you are fully up to date with the latest legislation.

Legislation including amendments and new requirements are regularly introduced and therefore it is important for landlords to ensure that they are constantly updated about their rights and responsibilities.

Our solicitors represent clients in a range of different sectors and offer guidance on the legal requirements of leasing out office buildings, warehouses and retail premises.

The landlord and tenant disputes section details some of the legal wrangles covered by the team. Get further advice or clarification on the laws affecting commercial landlords, by getting in touch with us on our contact us page.

Retail Premises

The retail sector is constantly changing, buffeted recently by the pressures of the economic climate brought about by the uncertainty surrounding the current pandemic.

As a result, retailers face challenging circumstances today and will want to work with a law firm that appreciates these challenges and can offer clear advice on the various options available.
At OGR Stock Denton, our property team regularly acts for clients in the retail sector.

Matters that we regularly advise on include:

  • Acquisitions
  • Disposals
  • Retail leases
  • Management of a property portfolio

Our lawyers have the breadth of knowledge needed to deal with the specific challenges relating to transactions in this industry and work closely alongside those we represent to finalise matters as efficiently as possible.

We also believe it is important for our department to quickly gain an understanding of how your business operates and will ensure we tailor our services to best meet your needs – whether you are part of a national chain or a small, independent retailer.

Clients in the retail sector can also rely on the expertise of other departments within the firm, including the corporate and commercial and employment teams, if they have related legal queries.

Office Premises

Buying or selling office premises can easily become a bit of a minefield.

Our experienced lawyers advise on all aspects of transactions, ensuring that the relevant checks are made and that deals are finalised to meet strict deadlines.

The firm’s London location means that our department has formed excellent contacts with the city’s property professionals, and we are regularly instructed to work on transactions in and around the capital.

Matters that we advise on include:

  • Acquisitions
  • Disposals
  • Leases
  • Management of office property portfolios

Flexible Office Space

At OGR Stock Denton, we understand that some clients are growing fast and will require flexible office space.

Deciding between deals being offered and the contracts can be quite difficult as there are lots of operators in the market from, We Work, The Office Group, Storey, etc.

Robert Rosenberg, our most experienced solicitor on flexible office space will happily explain what is included and what is not, so that you quickly understand the legal consequences of flexible working and your duties to your employees.

Buying & Selling Commercial Property

Vendors & buyers of commercial property, all have 3 main issues to contend with namely:

  • Freehold or Leasehold
  • Capital Allowances
  • VAT

Understandably, many businesses feel overwhelmed by the sheer volume of accompanying paperwork and various legal considerations.

Transactions are usually time critical, and cost-effectiveness can make or break a deal.

Therefore, it is vital to work with a law firm that has a proven record of working to strict deadlines, keeping a close eye on financial considerations while ensuring that all the necessary checks and balances are made.

Dealing with the latest legal provisions in relation to VAT treatment of commercial property to improved terms for leasehold property, amendments to the apportionment of rent provisions to updates reflecting changes in the law on capital allowances.

Experienced in dealing with the requirements of large corporates, with international transaction dimensions or smaller firms, our in-depth legal expertise covers a wide range of buildings including office blocks, retail premises and industrial units. We also deal with Estate development and plot sales

OGR Stock Denton will ensure that clients receive clear and regular updates on how your transaction is progressing, throughout the sale and purchase of both freehold and leasehold premises.

Secured Lending

Various forms of security are available in England and Wales such as mortgages, charges, assignments, pledges and liens.

Lending can be secured over real property (land), plant and machinery, equipment, inventory, receivables, and class v. shares in companies incorporated in your jurisdiction.

Since the choice of method depends on the type of the asset and the commercial requirements of the parties involved in the transaction, it is important to seek expert advice on the various legal issues that need to be taken into consideration.

Whether you are a lender or a borrower, our property lawyers can offer guidance on any risks that you need to take into consideration, help to draft or check over all the relevant paperwork attached to the loan and provide general support on the negotiation process.

For lenders we will be working to ensure that all possible steps are taken to help protect your investment, while borrowers can be assured that we will draw upon all our knowledge of the sector to secure the most favourable terms possible.

Commercial Property – the Latest Legal Developments

Our Commercial Property solicitors in London can help you with most of the commercial properties issues that you are likely to encounter such as: collateral warranties, compulsory land purchase, corporate property finance, disputes and property litigation and planning law.

Changes to the payment of deposit and completion monies

The incorporation of eight new special conditions, such as the property being sold with limited title guarantee, the property being sold with vacant possession on completion and the ability to vary the time by which completion monies must be paid.

For more information about our full range of commercial property services, please get in touch by email or call on 020 8349 0321, for a quick response to your enquiry.

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Testimonials

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“The property law team at OGR provide an excellent service. Headed up by Michael Stock, the client communication is very, very good … quick responses to all emails and plenty of availability at all times. It makes a difference to have solicitors who are very responsive. This team comes highly recommended”

“ I would like to compliment my solicitor Ben Menachem who has dealt in an exemplary fashion with a uniquely challenging 10 days in the wake of a completion date for the sale of a commercial property in Islington North London.

After a routine exchange of contracts when it came to the purported day of completion I and my fellow beneficiaries of sale were left holding our hands out in perplexity as to why the buyers were offering excuses. What was going on? Was a key person in their banking negotiations unable to proceed possibly because of Covid 19? There were wheels within wheels of which we had no knowledge.

Suffice it to say that Mr Menachem was able to reassure me, counselling patience rather than opting for a punitive legal remedy which would have involved the sellers in steep and unnecessary legal costs. Patience won out, which proves that the law can proceed, albeit a little bumpily, even in a time of Coronavirus.”

“I was extremely happy with the advice provided by Michael Stock and Winston Kan of OGR Stock Denton LLP. They were very responsive and provided a very professional service”

“ We completed our home move in June, beating the Stamp Duty deadline by 4 days, and were extremely satisfied with the way the whole selling and buying process was handled by Robert Rosenberg. He was super efficient and communicated with us constantly throughout the process. We highly recommend him. and OHR Stock Denton, to anyone looking for a painless and stress-free experience. ”

“Winston Kan & Michael Stock of OGR Stock Denton LLP have been a great support throughout the process and Winston has demonstrated the highest levels of professionalism and genuine care throughout this difficult process. I highly recommend these lawyers, they are very attentive and honourable.”

“We recently completed on our house move and could not have had a more positive experience with Tom from OHR Stock Denton (despite the highly infuriating and to put it lightly unreliable efforts from our buyers solicitors). Tom could not come more highly recommended by us.

We had decided to use OGR Stock Denton after reading positive reviews online after gaining a few quotes from different types of solicitor firm. We are really happy we went with them.

Tom was always contactable and extremely knowledgeable. There was no issue too big or too small for him to help us with and I really felt like he was there for us at every turn and honestly had our best interests. Unlike other firms, we knew exactly who was acting on our behalf and he went about thinks swiftly, with pace but throughly. Tom was friendly and gave us great advise on how to proceed when things got tricky. He seemed to genuinely care and that is rare.

Their prices are extremely reasonable considering the amount of work which went into our sale, from repeatedly chasing the rest of the chain to making sure all documents were in order, Tom was worth every single penny. The quoted amount matched what we ended up paying and the service was great value for money.”

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“ We completed our home move in June, beating the Stamp Duty deadline by 4 days, and were extremely satisfied with the way the whole selling and buying process was handled by Robert Rosenberg. He was super efficient and communicated with us constantly throughout the process. We highly recommend him. and OHR Stock Denton, to anyone looking for a painless and stress-free experience. ” – Colin

“All round brilliant team at OGR. After being badly let down by another solicitor, Priti Shah sorted our parents’ probates quickly and efficiently. She is very knowledgeable and on the ball and structured things in such a way she saved us lots of money. We also had conveyancing done by Ben Menaham which was smooth and hassle free and overseen by Michael Stock. Thank you.” – Monica

“I called you with a difficult situation and within 30 minutes you had addressed the main issue and very clinically identified what needed to be done. Your attention to detail and your work approach are of such a high standard that i have no doubt whatsoever that any client you deal with will only have good things to say. You are a true ambassador to your firm and your profession, with the care you show and advice you give. I would like to thank you again for the wonderful job you did at such short notice and i have no hesitation in using your services again and recommending your firm.” – Meir

“Winston Kan & Michael Stock of OGR Stock Denton LLP have been a great support throughout the process and Winston has demonstrated the highest levels of professionalism and genuine care throughout this difficult process. I highly recommend these lawyers, they are very attentive and honourable.” – Aziza

“I must thank you Ian, and Stephen, for your professionalism though the complex and protracted negotiations and for the support, understanding and patience you have shown me personally throughout.” – Malcolm

“I owe you a great debt of gratitude for the kind, helpful, empathic way you dealt with me and went about your business at a time in my life when I was suffering huge emotional pain. I did not really understand what was happening to me but you did, and your advice was invaluable”. – Stephen Wiser

“A big thank you to Susan Bernstein for her help and support during my redundancy process, you made the legal part stress free and easy to follow. I fully trust your work and will recommend your services in the future.” – Meital

“I would like to say a huge thank you to Winston Kan of OGR Stock Denton LLP for the outstanding work he did on my car accident case. He supported me and my family through the long and exhausting process. There were times when I was ready to give up but he patiently and supportively guided me all the way. All the best wishes from me and my family.” – Hana

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