The commercial property team at Trethowans is one of the largest in the region and provides a full range of services for our clients, from the disposal of an industrial unit to the acquisition of a portfolio of properties as part of a larger corporate transaction.
The team has a particular specialism for handling property pension investment work and acting on behalf of various retailers in relation to their leasehold acquisitions and disposals.
The commercial property team provides high quality advice for a variety of clients, from small business occupiers to major national operators with significantly large property portfolios. Close relationships with our clients enables the team to apply a commercially focused approach to transactions and to avoid unnecessary negotiation.
The team are recommended in Chambers (2018) for continuing to be a strong choice for pension funds making sizeable property sales and purchases. Also particularly active in the real estate finance market. Fields further expertise in development matters, commercial landlord and tenant work and property transactions arising out of insolvency. Recent work has seen the team deal with retail, industrial and residential property. Paul Longman and Garry Treagust also receive a special mention as Notable Practitioners.
Legal 500 (2017) state that the ‘consistently excellent’ team 'frequently handles a full range of commercial property matters including leasehold and freehold negotiations, acquisitions and divestments of properties, and development mandates. Its transactional expertise extends to secured lending finance as well as advising lenders on commercial property issues.'