Retail Lease Renewals and Expert Witness Work including PACT

Acting for landlords and tenants alike, we are on hand to advise on all aspects of the retail lease renewal process.

With the average length of a commercial lease decreasing over the last 15 years, lease renewals have become ever more commonplace.

We advise within the context of the 1954 Landlord and Tenant Act, which provides the regulatory framework governing the renewals process.

We act for a wide range of landlords and national multiple retailers, including:

McDonalds

Tesco 

Asda 

Marks & Spencer 

Next 

Sue Ryder 

Shaftebury 

British Land 

Waitrose 

Lidl 

MidCounties Co-op 

Morrisons 

Sainsbury's 

Telereal Trillium 

Santander 

FARA 

Booker Retail Partners 

 

We have an integrated and comprehensive service that covers:

  • Budgeting and tactics advice in advance of lease expiry.
  • Liaison with solicitors in the serving of termination notices and advice on compliance with the legal process, including the lodging of interim rent applications.
  • Assessment of suitable rent and all aspects of terms to comprise the new lease document.
  • In the event of non-agreement, providing advice in connection with court proceedings and evidence, as well as acting as expert witness.
  • Presenting cases to RICS appointed property professionals, when dispute resolution is by way of professional arbitration on court terms (PACT).