Commercial Property Development Solicitors

Commercial property developments bring along a wealth of opportunity and risk. Whether you’re in the midst of an acquisition, construction or refurbishment, legal challenges can present themselves at any stage of the development cycle.

Smith Partnership’s commercial property solicitors regularly act for commercial organisations of all kinds, offering clients the legal expertise they need to maximise the value of their commercial developments.

Get in touch with our team to see what we can do for you.

Our Services

Our Commercial Property team provides legal guidance on a variety of matters relating to commercial property. This includes acting and advising on:

  • Commercial property acquisition
  • Licensed property matters
  • Commercial property financing, including secured lending services
  • Dealing with the legal aspects of commercial property transactions
  • Land assembly and disposal
  • Matters surrounding auction sales of commercial property
  • Business premises leases

Maximising Value & Reducing Risk

Delivering value is the central aim of any commercial property development, and our experienced team works alongside you to maximise value and reduce risk. Whether you're facing complications with regards to land rights or covenants, transfer deeds, regulatory compliance or anything else, we can help you overcome any legal obstacles on the way towards project completion.

The complexities of developing commercial property will often see the involvement of numerous stakeholders, each of which may be looking to achieve differing objectives. Smith Partnership's broad experience in commercial property law has seen us act on behalf of each of these parties, whether they be property investors, occupiers, lenders or borrowers. ​

A Track Record of Success

Our commercial property lawyers have been actively involved in a wide range of commercial developments, with recent examples including the Rosehill Business Centre and the Derby Silk Mill. On an international level, our Commercial Property team annually attends MIPIM – the leading global property market.

Taking a commercially-focused approach to every legal challenge, our firm enjoys an extensive track record working with commercial parties of all kinds. From construction professionals to lenders and everything in between, we offer the legal know-how required to guide your development project towards success. As such, our legal advice is fully tailored to meet your goals.

Our expertise is also recognised by the Legal 500 – the leading global resource on the world's recommended law firms. Describing our work in the area of commercial property, it comments:

“The ‘highly professional’ Smith Partnership offers ‘excellent business acumen’ and ‘great depth of expertise’. Key figures include practice head Jason Wood, who has particular expertise in the healthcare sector, and the ‘very supportive’ Rashid Ali, who handles commercial property work for pharmacies. The group's expertise covers acquisitions and disposals, property finance and development work, landlord and tenant instructions and corporate support work. The client list features a major pub company and several players from the food and drink industry as associate Tara Harding has carved out a niche in licensing work.”

First-Rate Expertise Near You

Our firm was built on the belief that legal expertise is only the beginning, and our client-focused approach extends into our commercial property work. A focus on practicality, approachability and effective communication is what helps us deliver a first-rate client service from the moment of instruction all the way through to the resolution of your case.

As one of the largest law firms in the region, our offices are conveniently located throughout the East Midlands. With locations in Leicester, Stoke-on-Trent, Derby, Swadlincote and Burton upon Trent, you can speak to one of our property development solicitors locally or receive expert advice remotely via telephone or email.

Contact our Commercial Property Solicitors

If you're in need of expert legal support relating to a commercial property development, get in touch with the Smith Partnership Commercial Property team by email via Alternatively, complete our contact form or speak to a member of our team by telephone on 0330 123 1229.

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