Commercial Law

Looking for candid commercial or corporate advice? We’re here to help you with all the tricky details of running a business. Whether you want information on property, disposing of or making an acquisition, we use our wealth of experience to keep you in the know.

Commercial property advice

Development of land and buildings

We act on behalf of local developers and aim to be involved as early as possible in the process to ensure overall risk is managed. We ensure the best approach is taken to the development vehicle and contract structures. We’ll work with you through all phases of your development, from site selection through to planning and construction.

Our experience of project management and secured lending allows us to provide a truly hands on service, and to tailor that service to meet your individual needs.

Commercial leasing

We act for a wide range of landlords and tenants and have a detailed understanding of the East Lothian market. We can provide you with advice on all aspects of commercial leasing including sub-leasing, licences for works, dilapidations and irritancy, and rent review agreements.

Acquisition and sale

We provide our clients with an individually tailored service on acquiring and disposing of all types of commercial property, from offices and shops, to industrial sites and business parks.

Commercial and corporate advice

Company structures and formation

We can help you with the formal structure of your business, whether it’s a partnership, a joint venture or a company with limited liability. We can also draw up consortium agreements as well as shareholder agreements and can help with the buying and selling of shares.

Advice for new businesses

We have particular experience in helping clients who are embarking on their first business venture and can advise you on a range of general business issues such as funding, business planning and marketing.

We’ve worked with a wide variety of clients across East Lothian and beyond, offering valuable commercial and corporate advice. Our aim is to provide a pragmatic and personal service, tailored to meet the needs of your individual business. Get in touch for our assistance today.

More information

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