Commercial Property for the Retail Sector

We provide a one-stop-shop for retailers when it comes to setting up or managing their business and its premises.

More about Commercial Property for the Retail Sector

Whether it is trading premises, warehousing or acquiring a head office, we can guide you through the process from start to finish.

Our team have lots of experience and have worked with national retailers including recognised brands such as: Max Spielmann, Klick Photopoint, The Fragrance Shop, Sockshop, THE Chinese Buffet, SØstrene Grene and Stokers Furniture, as well as new start-up businesses.

We are experienced in turnover rent leases as well as traditional open market rent leases, and have worked on leases within most major shopping centres and outlet villages nationwide including: Trafford Centre, O2 Icon, Bluewater, Westfield London and Stratford City, Bullring, Manchester Arndale and Liverpool One, as well as many high street landlords across the country.

Our services for retailers include:

Our services for retailers include:

  • New leases - long and short/flexible terms;

  • Agreements for Lease - to acquire premises conditional on an event;

  • Lease disposals: surrenders, assignments;

  • Ending a Lease by exercising a break option;

  • Mid-term lease management: assigning, sub-letting, and altering premises; and

  • Variations and concessions to existing lease terms.

Our dedicated Commercial Property team


Partner, Head of Department, Commercial Property

Richard Clithero

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Partner, Commercial Property

Helen Marsh


Partner, Commercial Property

Matthew Jones

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