High quality advice

Commercial Property

Our experienced and well-respected team works with a wide range of clients with property interests in the UK and overseas, including developers, investors and pension funds.  We deal with a wide range of property transactions and structures, in addition to acquisitions, disposals and leases.  

Our services include advising on: 

Property development

Our development lawyers have an extensive knowledge of both residential and commercial development schemes, public and private, and are supported in delivery of these services by our specialist lawyers for construction,  planning, environmental regulation,  corporate, commercial, local authority law and dispute resolution.


Whether it is laying a new pipeline, securing rights for services in the context of major public works, new easements relating to development or advising on issues relating to access, light or services to your existing property, we have people who can help you.


We act for institutional pension funds, fund managers, overseas investors, property companies and private investors in connection with a wide range of property investment opportunities.

Joint ventures

Our team is able to advise on the full range of structures for the holding, acquisition and disposal or land as well as complex arrangements to allow multiple parties to share both profit and risk.

Land options

Our team is able to assist both land owners wishing to dispose of land for development and those wishing to acquire land subject to planning or other condition to do so to best advantage.

Landlord and tenant

Whether you are a landlord or a tenant we can ensure that your rights and commercial advantage is protected on the grant, renewal or termination of any leasehold interest and on rent review.

Property portfolio management

We prepare and advise on the terms of leases, renewals, licences to occupy, alter, assign or underlet,  rent review memoranda, surrenders or deeds of variation, all at cost-effective rates.



Andrea Peach

01306 502270
01306 880110


"I am confident that Downs will always apply sound judgment in the services they provide".


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