Commercial Property

We are the cornerstone of your business

We know how complex commercial property matters can be. Our experienced team are focused on achieving the best outcome for you whatever challenges you face, whether it be a complex lease negotiation, the  purchase of a property investment portfolio or the aquisition of key plot.  At Downs, our commercial property lawyers focus on giving you practical, innovative and positive advice so that your interests are protected at all times.

For us, knowing the law is key, but we also know that applying it pragmatically ‘on the ground’ is what really sets us apart. We pride ourselves on offering our clients an in-depth knowledge of how local authorities operate in practice and how best to communicate with them. We do the tricky work, so you can concentrate on your business.

A wealth of hands-on experience in commercial property, landlord and tenant, and planning matters

The full range of our commercial property services include advising on: 

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What the new lockdown means for businesses, employees and workers

The third lockdown in England legally came into force on 6 January 2021. How long it will last is uncertain. At least until mid-February and possibly until late March. Vaccination provides a route out of the pandemic, but businesses need to survive this final and possibly longest of the lockdowns.

We are open

During these uncertain times, it is good to know you can count on us.

Even after the recent Government announcement of another national lockdown we remain open for business and are here to help you.

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Whilst the housing market continues to stagnate, it looks as though there could be some unexpected perks where a property has fallen in value.

London property prices falling fastest

If you thought you never stood a chance of moving up in the London property market, now could be your chance. According to the latest data from the Land Registry, some homes in London are falling faster than anywhere else in the UK – although still remain higher than the national average.

Property Trusts are not always the best way to avoid fees – Buyer Beware

There’s been recent media attention surrounding property trusts, sold to people as a promise to “escape legal fees” upon someone’s death. But, all is not as it seems and people should think twice before entering into such an agreement.

Property Prices continue downward decline

Whilst Brexit uncertainty rages on, property prices are continuing their time in the spotlight. As prices and demand continue to stagnate, what is next for the UK property market?

Brexit's EU Property Boom

Whilst the housing market continues to struggle in the UK, it looks as though the number of buyers of property abroad is still in good shape.

Could Property Market re-build in 2019?

Here at Downs, we quite often keep an eye on house prices and their effect on the local economy. Whilst there has been a cloud over the growth of house prices, could there be better things on the horizon for 2019?

Building Brexit uncertainty in the property market

As the Brexit debate rages on in Parliament, it seems there are still some problems to be resolved a bit closer to home. Property prices have been named as one of the biggest concerns surrounding Brexit, and, as a number of property experts come forward expressing concern, what can homeowners come to expect?

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