Commercial Property Solicitors in Gloucester

Dealing with commercial property can often prove to be an extremely complicated process. That is why the advice and guidance of our expert commercial property solicitors in Gloucester can prove invaluable.

At WSP Solicitors, our team have substantial expertise in supporting a variety of clients with commercial property conveyancing in Gloucester and the wider area.

With decades of combined experience across the team, we are able to handle even the most complex commercial property transactions, including in relation to business premises, rural land, and property bought at auction. We can also advise on landlord and tenant matters, as well as helping to resolve a range of commercial property disputes.

Our commercial property solicitors focus on providing practical, straightforward solutions that enable you to make clear plans for the future. Our advice will always keep your best interests in mind, with any questions you may have being answered promptly and in plain English.

Speak to our commercial property solicitors in Gloucester

For expert advice on commercial property conveyancing, speak to our expert solicitors in Gloucester. If you have a quick question or would like to request a call back, you can also use our simple online enquiry form.

Our commercial conveyancing expertise

Business Premises

When dealing with business premises, it is imperative that you secure them on the right terms for your broader commercial interests. Failing to do so could put you and your business in a vulnerable position.

Our commercial conveyancing solicitors in Gloucester can help all types of businesses with matters concerning premises, including start-ups wishing to purchase a premises for the first time, through to experienced business owners who are planning to sell or restructure.

Rural land

Rural land and agricultural properties require specialist legal advice to account for the various unique considerations that need to be made.

Our commercial conveyancing solicitors in Gloucester have a detailed understanding of rural land matters and can assist with various transactions, such as land sales and purchases, rural leases and auctions.

Buying property at auction

Buying property at auction provides several unique opportunities, but it doesn’t come without risk. It is very important for you to understand exactly what is involved the conveyancing process is when it comes to auctions so that you are not caught out by unexpected costs or liabilities.

Our commercial property solicitors can take you through the entire auction property process, which is likely to include:

  • How the auction process works
  • Key issues to look out for
  • Requesting searches and raising enquiries
  • Your legal obligations should you have the winning bid on an auction property
  • Reviewing the sale documents
  • Advice on any problems that arise after the auction

Commercial property disputes

Property disputes have the potential to be incredibly disruptive and costly if they are not handled in the right way. Our disputes experts have specialist expertise in commercial property law and will be able to assist you with a full range of matters, including but not limited to:

  • Rights of way and boundary disputes
  • Party wall disputes
  • Lease termination and possession proceedings
  • Disputes regarding the condition of a property
  • Contentious and non-contentious business lease renewals
  • Disputes in connection with development agreements and site assembly issues
  • Rent and service charge recovery
  • Disputes over consent to assignment, sub-letting, change of use, alterations

Landlord and tenant legal services

The landlord and tenant relationship is an incredibly important one, which means having the right terms in place is essential. Whether you are a landlord or tenant, our commercial property solicitors in Gloucester can help you to retain a positive relationship and resolve any issues that arise.

We have specialist expertise in handling matters related to:

  • Lease agreements
  • Licence to occupy
  • Tenancy at will
  • Landlord and tenant disputes

Commercial property law FAQs

What is commercial conveyancing?

Conveyancing itself is the process of legally transferring the title of a property from one party to another. As you might expect, commercial conveyancing involves properties that are used for business purposes, such as office buildings or a warehouse.

The general conveyancing process includes all of the various administrative and legal tasks that need to be completed to ensure that a transaction is legally valid.

How much does commercial conveyancing cost?

The fees involved in commercial property conveyancing will depend on various factors, including the title to property, the work that needs to be carried out, and the general complexity of the transaction.

The legal fees you can expect to pay your commercial conveyancing solicitors are paid alongside various disbursements, which could include:

  • Land Registry fees
  • Property searches
  • VAT
  • Stamp Duty Land Tax

It is important to stress that every commercial property transaction is unique, which is why it is important to speak to an expert solicitor. When instructed, our team can give you an accurate estimate of the likely costs involved in your transaction so you can plan accordingly before proceeding.

What is the commercial conveyancing process?

The precise steps involved in commercial conveyancing will vary from transaction to transaction, but there are some common steps of which you should be aware.

Typically, the commercial conveyancing process starts with a commercial property solicitor investigating the property title and raising various enquiries. Once these are answered and the contract is in an agreed form, parties can proceed to  exchange of contracts. Once contracts are exchanged, the transaction is legally binding.

On completion, the buyer’s conveyancer pays the purchase price to the seller’s solicitors, along with any Stamp Duty Land Tax to HMRC. An application to HM Land Registry is also submitted.

Depending on the transaction, there may also be a need for a commercial lease to be negotiated.

How long does a commercial property transaction take?

The time it takes for a commercial property transaction from instruction to completion will vary. Straightforward transactions are likely to take around 8 to 12 weeks to reach completion, though various factors could change this timeframe significantly.

Speak to our commercial property solicitors in Gloucester

For expert advice on commercial property conveyancing, speak to our expert solicitors in Gloucester. If you have a quick question or would like to request a call back, you can also use our simple online enquiry form.


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