Our team of commercial property lawyers are based in Bedford, Cambridge and Milton Keynes, and have a wealth of expertise to apply to all kinds of transactions.

These range from assisting start-up businesses looking to acquire their first premises through to helping substantial companies looking for new premises or development sites across the country. In this respect, our team offer a unique blend of proven experience and commercial acumen.

We are one of the region’s leading firms of solicitors in this field, providing legal advice as wide-ranging as our clients’ needs.

This includes dealing with complex and large scale property transactions involving acquisitions and/or disposals, joint ventures, property development or funding work.

We act for both landlords and tenants on commercial leasehold transactions involving settling the terms of leases, advice on ongoing property issues, rent review, property portfolio management, insolvency and receivership.

Sectors covered include transport, retail, leisure and industrial as well as the office market.

Whatever their commercial property needs, our clients can be certain that we will work closely with them to achieve their precise objectives. We know how daunting the law can be, so we work hard to ensure they can focus on their business, safe in the knowledge we are concentrating on their legal requirements.

Whether you are developing, purchasing selling or leasing commercial premises, seeking to raise finance, or negotiating a joint venture, we have one overriding goal – to meet your commercial property needs as cost effectively as possible within your project timescales. Our services include:

  • Buying, selling and leasing of all types of commercial property
  • Raising finance, loans, securities
  • Planning advice, applications and appeals
  • Development work, site assembly, building leases
  • Business sales and purchases of going concerns
  • VAT on property
  • Lease renewals, notices to quit and court applications under Landlord and Tenant Acts
  • Licensing in connection with acquisition and disposals of licensed premises

Our experts will work as part of your team ensuring that your legal interests are protected every step of the way.

Legal 500:

Our team is recognised by the UK legal directory, the Legal 500, where we received the following comments in the 2020 edition:

“A wide range of services and staff who are always happy to be contacted and who also keep us updated, which makes Woodfines a law firm easy to recommend and to deal with.”

“Commercial property is a very strong element for the Bedford office. They are experienced and more than hold their own.”

Legal 500 | Woodfines Solicitors


“I received professional and timely services from the commercial and residential property teams at Woodfines Solicitors, Milton Keynes in recent times. Despite the challenges and limitations posed by the Covid-19 pandemic, the teams would always go above and beyond to offer exemplary services to meet their clients’ needs.”

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