Commercial property


Commercial property

Commercial property sits at the heart of Thrings. Our specialist team generates around one-third of the firm’s fee income and comprises experienced lawyers, many of whom have practised in City and national firms and are ranked by Chambers and Partners and Legal 500. We find practical commercial solutions, underpinned by a tenacious determination to complete deals successfully for you. Our experience and client-focused culture means we work effectively with you to achieve your commercial objectives.

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Full-service Commercial Property Offering

Viewing each transaction as the foundation of a longer-term relationship, we act as business advisers, operating as an extension of your team. Whether you are a business with property interests, a property developer or property investor, we can advise you on any matters related to acquisition, disposal and occupation including advice on construction, property litigation, planning or environmental issues. Our pragmatic advice ensures you understand the implications of legal issues, while our transparent fee framework means you are always clear on costs.

Our Commercial Property Team comprises 46 lawyers across all of our offices with experience across a range of industries, able to meet all your commercial property needs. Our integrated approach provides you with bespoke, partner-led teams tailored to your circumstances. And if your property transactions become contentious, we have an excellent track record both in mediation and at trial, ensuring you can access comprehensive support to meet the full scope of your needs.

Case Studies

Thrings’ Commercial Property team advised Kathryn Sargent – world-renowned tailor and Britain’s first female head cutter – on opening her store on Savile Row.

Thrings’s Construction Team, led by Partner, Eric Livingston, advised Fusion Students on the £19m refurbishment of Froomsgate House. The project involved converting a former office building into luxury student accommodation in the centre of Bristol.

Thrings’ Commercial Property team advised L&R Group on the sale of Milsom Place. TIAA Henderson Real Estate purchased the iconic retail destination in the heart of Bath city for £26.1m.

The Thrings Property Team had the opportunity to deliver considerable benefit to CIMA by controlling a complex and highly sensitive exit strategy from our existing premises as well as negotiating a flexible and financially viable contract for the new premises… We are pleased to confirm that the Thrings Property Team has exceeded our expectations in its delivery of a successful outcome.

John Windle, Chief Financial and Operating Officer, CIMA


News 31 January 2017

Oblige before you break

Even the most honest of leaseholders may be reluctant to query the terms of their lease in case it looks like they might not adhere to them, but careful attention should be paid to the conditions of any break clause.

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News 16 December 2016

Broken break clauses

From last-minute demands to not being refunded rent, break clauses in property rental contracts can lead to unexpected situations for tenants (and landlords) if not carefully considered. In the second in a series of three articles on break clauses, Thrings …

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News 16 November 2016

News 7 November 2016

Tenants to meet energy efficiency standards?

The BREEAM sustainability assessment method seems to be working as far as new builds are concerned, but the same cannot be said for existing structures, with most landlords and...

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News 31 October 2016

Thrings advises investor on multi-million pound Mayfair property acquisition

Leading commercial law firm Thrings has advised a private overseas property investor on the multi-million pound purchase of a mixed-use property in the heart of London’s exclusive Mayfair.

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News 12 October 2016

Thrings acts on cross-border re-organisation

Leading commercial law firm Thrings has acted for an Ultra High Net Worth (UHNW) family on its on-shoring of a multi-million pound prime London real estate portfolio held in...

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