founder and commercial property partner
We are recognised as one of the leading firms in the country in these sectors due to our breadth of experience and varied client base.
– acting on leases of shops, bars, restaurants and other leisure premises for tenants and landlords
– acting on assignments and surrenders
– acting on underlettings
– advising on all landlord and tenant issues relating to the occupation of retail and leisure premises including dilapidations, service charge disputes, break clauses etc.
Our clients include landlords, international retailers, hoteliers, bar and restaurant operators, as well as smaller retail shops and local pubs.
We often give potential clients free advice and assistance at the commercial negotiation stage to help get deals done.
A selection of our recent work includes:
Paul & Shark: dealing with the acquisition of a new bespoke retail site on Regent Street, London for this market leading brand and adjusting the legal framework top accommodate a related franchise trading agreement.
Benito’s Hat: acting for this leading Mexican food chain in its continued expansion by taking additional sites at Kings Cross Station and London Bridge.
Ottolenghi: acting for this Michelin starred chef in its new restaurant in Artillery Passage, near Liverpool Street.
Caudalie: acting for this well-known French cosmetics retailer in its flagship shop in Covent Garden.
Heals: acting for this high quality furniture and lighting retailer in a deal to dispose of its Kings road store to Metro bank.
Sonos: acting for this world leader in wireless stereo on the acquisition and transformation of a building in Shoreditch for use as a music exhibition and design centre to promote the brand and music culture.