Commercial property can be highly valuable, but it can also involve a range of complex legal issues that need careful handling. Getting the right legal advice at the right stage can save you time, money and wasted effort as well as adding real, long-term value to your organisation.

Our commercial property solicitors in Bury St Edmunds take a proactive, business-minded approach that puts your overall goals at the heart of our legal strategy. Offering timely advice seasoned by years of experience, we can help your plans to go ahead on budget and on schedule while keeping your organisation protected now and in the future.

Ashtons Legal is one of the top-ranked law firms in East Anglia for commercial property law and various related areas. We have consistently achieved high ratings from respected independent client guides the Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners in areas including Commercial Property, Construction, Banking and Finance, and Property Litigation.

Our team has very strong expertise in general commercial property matters as well as complex high profile and high value transactions. We regularly advise clients including developers, landlords, local authorities and private companies.

We can assist you with all of the legal aspects of dealing with commercial property, including the sale and purchase of freehold and leasehold premises, commercial leases, management of investment properties, property development, secured lending, and Landlord and Tenant matters.

For reliable, business-minded commercial property services in Suffolk, please contact our Bury St Edmunds office now.

How we can help you with commercial property

Buying and selling commercial property

Whether you are acquiring or disposing of property, we can help your transactions go ahead as smoothly as possible, foreseeing potential problems and making sure any potential roadblocks are swiftly and effectively dealt with.

Our commercial conveyancing solicitors in Bury St Edmunds can assist with matters such as:

  • Preparing and reviewing contracts of sale
  • Negotiating amendments
  • Handling exchange of contracts and transfer of funds
  • Dealing with the payment of Capital Gains Tax (CGT)
  • Updating Land Registry records where required

Commercial landlord & tenant matters

Getting the right lease in place is essential to create a positive landlord-tenant relationship. It is also important to get specialist advice when seeking to extend your lease, change the terms of your lease or if you need to deal with a dispute over a business lease.

Our commercial lease solicitors in Bury St Edmunds regularly advise both landlords and tenants on matters including:

  • Creating commercial leases
  • Reviewing & advising on the terms of commercial leases
  • Lease renewals
  • Terminating leases (including the use of break clauses)
  • Dilapidations
  • Repossession
  • Lease disputes

See how we can help you with commercial landlord and tenant matters.

Property development & construction

Property developers and construction businesses have to effectively deal with a lot of different legal challenges, each of which must be handled the right way to avoid any delays, cost overruns or regulatory issues.

Our commercial property lawyers in Bury St Edmunds are experts in all of the legal aspects of development and construction work, with particular experience advising on for large-scale projects, including for the education and charity sectors.

Our property development and construction expertise includes:

  • Commercial Development
  • Residential Development
  • Planning
  • Environment & Waste
  • Development finance
  • Construction contracts
  • Procurement contracts

Property investment & property management

Property can be a very lucrative investment, if you can get the right deal and ensure the property is managed effectively. Our commercial property experts can help you at every stage of your investment, helping you to buy, manage and sell property in a way that minimises the risk of any problems and maximises your returns.

Our expertise includes:

  • Set up of special purpose vehicles
  • Property acquisitions and disposals
  • Pension Scheme purchases
  • Finance arrangements
  • Property management

See how we can help you with property investment and management.

Agricultural property

Dealing with agricultural land and property is a highly specialised area of law involving various niche issues that need careful handling. Within our firm, we specialise in all areas of agricultural law, including those related to property, so can provide the experienced advice you need.

Our agricultural property lawyers in Bury St Edmunds can advise on matters including:

  • Buying and selling agricultural land & property
  • Overage
  • Easements
  • Estate management advice
  • Agricultural tenancies

See how we can help you with agricultural property and estates.

Commercial property dispute resolution

Disputes over commercial property can be very costly, both financially, but also in terms of the time and effort they often take to resolve. By getting expert legal advice at the earliest stages of a dispute, it is often possible to find a swift solution that saves you time and money, as well as avoiding the need for costly and public court proceedings.

Our property litigation solicitors in Bury St Edmunds can help with matters including:

  • Boundary disputes
  • Terms of sale
  • Notices to complete and rescission
  • Freehold title disputes
  • Mortgage possession claims
  • Restrictive covenants
  • Easements and rights of way
  • Right to light

See how we can help you with commercial property disputes.

Why Ashtons Legal is the smart choice for commercial property law

Our Commercial Property solicitors are supported by a strong team of specialists across many areas of the law, meaning we can provide an exceptional service for all of the legal aspects of dealing with commercial property.

We are one of the highest ranked law firms in the region. Prestigious independent client guides the Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners both rank us very highly for our work across several areas relevant to commercial property law in East Anglia.

Our Legal 500 rankings for East Anglia include:

  • Commercial Property
  • Property Litigation
  • Agriculture and Estates
  • Banking and Finance
  • Planning and Environment
  • Construction

Our Chambers & Partners rankings for East Anglia include:

  • Banking & Finance
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Agriculture & Rural affairs

Contact our commercial property solicitors in Bury St Edmunds

To discuss your commercial property law needs with our pragmatic and efficient team in Bury St Edmunds, please get in touch.


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