Our experienced property team provides advice and support to community organisations, social enterprises, co-operatives or commercial businesses, whether landlords or tenants, on all aspects of entering into or exiting leases.

We work in partnership with you, whether your organisation is a landlord or a tenant, to advise and support you to ensure that leases you enter into are consistent with any funding covenants, service-level agreements and comply with applicable regulations such as the Charities Act 2011. 

Our charity-law team has extensive experience and sector knowledge in assisting charities with drafting, negotiating, renewing and terminating lease contracts. We also regularly assist more commercial organisations with the buying and selling of property and charging land.

Should disputes arise in relation to leases and transactions our team can work in partnership with your organisation to assess whether there is a case for dispute and can advise and support you through the dispute-resolution process.

We act for charities from small community organisations and churches to large national and international charities, for social businesses and large co-operativess and are adept at adjusting the service we provide to fit the needs and aspirations of different organisations. Members of our team are committed to working with the various sectors and regularly write and speak on developments in law and governance.

Our leases services

At Anthony Collins Solicitors our specialist property solicitors provide advice and support to organisations that are landlords or tenants on all aspects of entering into or exiting leases, including:

  • Advice and support on drafting, negotiating, renewing and terminating lease contracts.
  • Advice on buying, selling and developing property.
  • Ensuring leases are consistent with funding and service-level agreements.
  • Providing advice on disputes in relation to leases or the buying and selling of property.
  • Dispute resolution through mediation or representation in court proceedings.
  • Ensuring regulatory compliance.
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Richard Handley Inquest
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Many of us who have been following the unfolding Inquest, are not surprised that the Coroner found gross and significant failures on the part of those caring for him.

Recovery of fire safety costs from leaseholders
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Transforming Business
Transforming Business

We welcome the Labour Party’s commitment to doubling the size of the co-operative economy. We wholeheartedly support the ambition to grow this vitally important part of the economy.

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