Landlord & Tenant
Did you know that two thirds of the property occupied by businesses is rented rather than owned? It means it’s more likely that your property problems will be to do with your status as a landlord or tenant than as an owner.
Our property lawyers can help your business whether you’re a landlord or a tenant. We can help you with:
- Drafting, negotiating and agreeing new leases and tenancy agreements and associated documents including Rent Deposit Deeds and Guarantees
- Lease renewals
- Licences in connection with business premises including Licences to Underlet and Licences to Carry out Works
- Disputes including break clauses, rent review, service charge and dilapidations claims
- Residential Landlord and Tenant issues including enfranchisement and right of pre-emption for qualifying tenants on sale of freehold
Lester Aldridge is pleased to announce six trainees have qualified as solicitors and also welcomes three new trainee solicitors.
Apprentices at full service law firm Lester Aldridge are celebrating National Apprenticeship week, which runs from 4th-8th March 2019.
Developers should be aware of the impact of knowingly breaching restrictive covenants after a strong message sent by the Court of Appeal. A recent decision could result in 13 units of social housing being torn down after they were constructed on land on which building was prohibited.
Associate of the LA Real Estate conveyancing team, Sarah Brown, discusses the impacts of the forthcoming changes to Stamp Duty Land Tax due on 1 March 2019.
February 2019 witnesses another first in the history of travel on Dorset’s roads – the first permanent ‘average speed’ cameras take their bow!
Lester Aldridge expands personal injury team with clinical negligence and community care specialists
Lester Aldridge is pleased to announce the expansion of its Personal Injury team with the addition of clinical negligence and community care specialist Paula Barnes, Partner, and community care specialist James Pantling-Skeet, Chartered Legal Executive.