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Commercial Lease Lawyers

Whether you are a tenant or a landlord, a commercial lease is a legally binding contract that needs clear understanding and clean documentation to protect both parties interests and avoid problems down the track.

A commercial lease details the timeframe of the lease, the amount of rent, what tenants are allowed and not allowed to do within the property and other terms and conditions.

Safely navigating the ins and outs of commercial lease agreements in Brisbane can be daunting, which is why it’s important to speak with an experienced commercial lease lawyer.

Access Solicitors have helped hundreds of businesses and commercial property owners with trusted advice and the peace of mind knowing they have a signed commercial lease agreement that protects their best interests.

Leasing Legal Services

We have represented business tenants and landlords with lease agreements in shopping centres, restaurants, medical buildings, factories, manufacturing, office buildings, small shops, retail stores and more. Our services include:

  • Drafting lease documents
  • Reviewing lease documents
  • Lease term negotiations
  • Lease renewals
  • Lease durations
  • Rental negotiations
  • Exit options
  • Subletting of premises
  • Lease dispute resolution
  • Breach of lease agreements
  • Disclosure statements
  • Typical Commercial Leases

Choosing the right commercial lease agreement requires careful consideration as not understanding the lease type can lead to disputes and major headaches. The typical leases are:

Short-Term Lease (12 months – 3 years) Short-term leases offer landlords flexibility, especially if they’re considering selling or future development. While the terms resemble standard commercial leases, negotiations tend to be easier as there is a clearly defined lease period.

Long-Term Lease (Over 3 years) Long-term leases, often with renewal options, provide rental income stability as the property is committed to the tenant for a lengthy period of 5, 10, 15 or more years. These leases are registered against the land title at the QLD titles office.

Retail Shop Lease For commercial space in retail shopping centers with five or more shops, the QLD Retail Shop Leases Act 1994 comes into play. offering extra protection for tenants than standard commercial property leases.

Why Choose Us As Your Leasing Lawyer

We have a thorough understanding of the Brisbane property market and local laws such as the Property Law Act 1974 and Retail Shop Leases Act 1994.

Our team know what ‘landmines’ to avoid and understand all the critical technical points that need to be discussed and documented.

For what ever reason, problems can still occur but we have the experience and skills that can help you avoid messy disputes and negotiate favourable outcomes.

From ensuring the right clauses are included to thorough lease preparation, we ensure we won’t leave any stone unturned.

If you wish to discuss your situation with a respected commercial leasing lawyer in Brisbane, give our office a call on 07 3278 1388