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Commercial property law

James Williamson is a Commercial Property Lawyer

James Williamson

Commercial Property Law

Commercial Property Solicitors

Commercial property transactions can leave clients with a valuable asset and an expensive commitment. It is therefore crucial to obtain advice that is expert, clear and highly commercial.

We offer broad expertise for clients needing help with transactions and advice around all aspects of commercial property law.

Expertise of our Commercial Property Law Solicitors in London

We provide expert commercial property law advice in areas including:

  • landlord and tenant matters including commercial leases and licences.
  • easements.
  • freehold acquisitions including dealing with positive covenants in the transfer.
  • the acquisition and disposal of commercial property such as office, retail, industrial and licensed premises as well as portfolio management.
  • advising on the commercial property aspects of corporate transactions.
  • real estate development.
  • commercial property financing.
  • construction contracts.
  • acting for Receivers in the sale of property.
  • acting for public sector clients including government departments under the compulsory purchase regime

Why choose our commercial property solicitors?

  • We adopt a very commercial approach – we will make any negotiations as swift as possible while making sure your business is protected.
  • EM Law has an experienced team of specialist commercial solicitors who are highly qualified to advise and negotiate your commercial transactions.
  • Our experience includes not just London and UK commercial property, we can help with overseas commercial property transactions as well.
  • Our lawyers are highly responsive and will deal with your transaction rapidly.

Our Commercial Property Law Experience

  • Advising some of the largest landlords in the UK, including The Crown Estate, National Trust, National Grid Property Holdings and various investment funds.
  • Advising small companies and entrepreneurs on their commercial property needs in London and across the UK, which has included:
  • advising a new restaurant chain on the acquisition of a number of leasehold retail premises across London and the new lease of a warehouse distribution centre.
    • advising a national retailer on the acquisition of new retail premises nationwide structured as new leases, assignments of leases and purchases of freeholds (including both asset sales and corporate acquisitions).
    • advising a national Care Home Group on the acquisition of both office and care home premises across the UK.
    • advising on the acquisition and disposal of various property-based companies including hotels, petrol stations and retail companies.
  • Advising banks on lending to property developers, property investors, landed estates and small businesses.
  • Leading property-based M&A deals worth over EUR 1.4BN, including two of the largest deals of the last several years in Central Europe:
    • sale of the Trigranit international property portfoilio (EUR 550M).
    • sale of the Silesia Center, Poland (EUR 412M).
    • acquisition of Empark Business Park, Poland (EUR 140M).
    • sale of a property portfolio in Texas and Arizona, USA (US $250M).

Our lead lawyer for our commercial property law service is James Williamson. James has gained extensive experience in one of the UK’s leading national firms. Examples of his experience:


“I just wanted to say thank you for your help throughout this purchase. James and the firm were immensely professional and made the process painless.” – A

“James has been more than generous – he has really been amazing at guiding me through this process.” – Claire Goodwin Director CG Consultancy

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