Commercial property solicitors to protect your investment

‘Our focus is to form a close working relationship; getting under the skin of your business to understand your perspective’

Commercial property and premises are a vital part of most businesses. The chances are they also reflect a significant investment, which you’ll want to protect. Our commercial property solicitors can help you deal with the many property issues that could affect your business however large or small.

Understanding commercial real estate

We can provide you with solutions that are pragmatic, commercial and cost effective. Our commercial real estate expertise covers the following areas:

  • Landlord and tenant services
    Here we can offer you advice that covers both sides of the landlord / tenant relationship. Find out more
  • Commercial developers
    From joint ventures to planning agreements and land options, we’ve got the in-depth expertise you need to sort out the legal side fast. Find out more
  • Banks and funders
    Recent headlines highlight all too often how commercial property investment and development goes wrong. The effects can be terminal so getting the right advice is crucial. Find out more
  • Raising finance
    Knowing the ‘ins and outs’ of each funding option can mean the difference between success and failure. Find out more
  • Pension fund property
    There are many opportunities offered by pension funding, such as SIPP, SSAS and EPUT transactions. But is it right for you? Find out more
  • Commercial landowners
    We can provide advice on most issues concerning commercial land, from the implications of waste sites and mineral extraction to selling the land. Find out more

Our team of commercial property solicitors also works closely with our other property experts in specialist areas, including construction, agriculture and rural business, charities and property disputes. This makes sure that you receive an all-round service, all under one roof.


Our credentials

“What the team is known for: Accomplished real estate team with experience working on residential development for both landowners and developers. Also often advises charities, healthcare groups and retail clients on their property needs. Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients): “They are easy to approach and fairly priced.” “Withy King does not drop the ball or let a file collect dust.” Work highlights Continued to advise Bath Rugby in relation to the club’s large-scale redevelopment of its playing facilities. Acting for Balfour Beatty Group on the pre-letting and sale of part of a mixed-use development in Cheswick Village, Bristol. The team also advised on the legal structure for the sale of the residential units. Notable practitioners Paul Daniels (Band 2) is the head of the practice and is, according to clients, “strong in all areas of commercial real estate.” He is highly experienced in development schemes, as well as property finance issues. He regularly advises pension schemes on their investment transactions.” Chambers 2017 South West

“What the team is known for: Notable for its broad client base including those in the retail, leisure, communications and education sectors. Regularly instructed by landowners to advise on significant development matters, including promotion and option agreements. Equally well equipped to handle complex lease work and secured lending. Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients): “They are professional, responsive and knowledgeable.” Work highlights Advised HSBC on the refinancing of various facilities initially over £1 million. Assisted Excalibur Communications with the lease of a high-profile property in Swindon for approximately £187,000 per year. Notable practitioners: Greg Callard (Associate to watch) often advises clients in the restaurant and retail industries. He is well versed in the intricacies of property finance and secured lending, regularly assisting some of the most established banking institutions with complex matters.” Chambers 2017 Thames Valley

“Royds Withy King’s ‘knowledgeable’ five-partner team is led by Paul Daniels and ‘provides commercial advice’. Edward Cooke is ‘an expert at negotiating complex land deals’. Peter Foskett is also recommended.” Legal 500 2016 South West

“At Royds Withy King, Paul Daniels’ group has niche expertise in charities work, and also advises on residential development, corporate sales and landlord and tenant matters. Andrew Chalk and senior associate Julie Acock are the other key figures.” Legal 500 2016 South East


Contact us to find out how our commercial property solicitors can help protect your investment

Getting swift and expert legal advice that clarifies our position to enable amenable resolution is vital. We also need confidence that our lawyers are strong commercial negotiators and that they live in the real world. Royds Withy King is one of our legal firms that we trust to deliver this service for us.

Gary Worrall – Lorne Stewart

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