COMMERCIAL LEASES

Commercial leases in NSW are interests in commercial premises (for example, office buildings) that are granted by one person, the ‘landlord’, to another, the ‘tenant’.  They confer a right on the tenant to exclusive possession of the commercial premises for a certain period of time.  Commercial leases in NSW are generally not regulated by statute but by common law and the lease itself.

For the most part, however, it is up to the landlord and tenant to decide the terms of the commercial lease.  Some commercial leases relating to retail shops are governed by a special statutory regime contained in the Retail Leases Act 1994 (NSW).  Other rules affecting the creation of commercial leases are found in the Conveyancing Act 1919 (NSW) and the Real Property Act 1900 (NSW).

More recently though, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Regulations have been implemented to provide a number of protections for commercial lessees both within and outside of shopping centres. These cover matters such as rental relief, termination, and mediation of disputes.

We understand that these issues can be complex, both in terms of the negotiation and establishment stage, where no case is the same, and also in terms of disputes, where everybody’s circumstances are different. In approaching these matters, we draw on our broad experience in other areas, such as banking and finance, insolvency, commercial law and dispute resolution and litigation, to make sure our client’s interests are protected, whether during the drafting and negotiation of a lease or in a dispute concerning one.

At Green & Associates Solicitors, what sets us apart is our addiction to not only achieving your target or goal, but doing it in the quickest, cheapest and most impressive way possible. Each and every one of our clients can expect that from us in every matter we undertake.

We are a law firm located on the border of Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs and the CBD, and have a notable 95% success rate. With over 20 years combined experience and over 1,000 cases, cases, we have the knowledge, skill and experience to achieve the result you want. It is our practicality, honesty, transparency, genuineness, determination devotion and tenacity that sets us apart in choosing who to protect your interests when dealing with any commercial leases. If you or someone you know needs assistance with a commercial lease contact our team today for a free initial consultation, and take the first step to securing the legal advice and assistance you deserve.

We speak your language, and have an ability to understand the nuances of even niche or novel business concepts or personal dilemmas quickly and intricately. We take a strategical & practical approach, and our clients are always pleased with how quickly we cut through the red tape and get the job done.

We have transparent and reasonable fees, and new clients are regularly surprised with how up front and honest we are (and a standard 10% early-payment discount also helps).

Our communication is also regular and we operate on full disclosure, so our clients are kept updated at every step of the way and across all the details of their matter or case.

Our staff are approachable, dedicated and happy, and always available for a chat (or a pet, in the case of our dog), so feel free to get in touch for an initial consultation free of charge.

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