Stirling Ackroyd Legal is a leading London law firm, with a dedicated, in-house team of experts specialising in commercial property law.
We act for both landlords and tenants in providing advice and representation on commercial tenancies and all aspects of landlord and tenant law.
The complete range of services that we offer include, but is not limited to:
- Heads of Terms
- Lease agreements
- Interpretation of leases
- Lease renewals
- Rent deposits
- Authorised guarantee agreements
- Landlord and tenant dispute resolution
Whether landlord or tenant, it is always advisable to have the right level of legal support from the outset, because in most cases the more detail that is agreed upon and set down in the Heads of Terms, the smoother the overall transaction will be. Taking into account your objectives, we will advise upon and draft the relevant documentation on your behalf, such as the lease agreement or extension.
Dispute resolution in landlord and tenant law
We have an exemplary track record in dispute resolution, and we will act for both landlords and tenants when disputes arise around commercial leases or any aspect of the landlord-tenant relationship.
If you are a landlord, we will handle possession claims, such as standard claims, accelerated claims and even claims against secure tenants.
For tenants, we will act in defending claims being brought against you relating to the condition of the property, as well as in the protection of your deposits.
When a dispute does arise between a landlord and their tenant, matters may rapidly become heated, which in turn can be very stressful for everyone involved.
We will guide you through the options and clearly explain the implications, probable timescales and costs of each potential course of action, whether you are bringing a claim or seeking to defend a claim being made against you. Either way, we will work with you towards achieving practical and cost-effective resolution as quickly as possible.
Our team of specialist solicitors offer a wide range of services in the area of landlord and tenant law, including all of the following:
- Assured short-hold tenancies
- Enforcement of covenants
- Removal of squatters
- Proceedings for possession of commercial premises
- Issues arising under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954
- Landlords’ consents
- Lease negotiation
- Lease renewal
- Leasehold enfranchisement
- Recovery of service charges
- Recovery of possession
- Rent reviews
- Rent arrears
- Schedules of dilapidation
Whatever the situation, we have the skills and expertise to advise and support clients towards reaching a resolution, and to provide unwavering representation in the event that it becomes necessary to bring the matter before the court.
Should you wish to know more about the services we offer, please feel free to contact our client services department via our enquiries page, or give us a call 0203 058 3365.
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Some of Our Team
Thank you to Stirling Ackroyd Legal’s Corporate team for helping set up my company’s employment contracts. An excellent service. – Alex Bower
I’ve been with Stirling Ackroyd Legal for over 4 years who have managed my commercial and litigation matters. – Syed Ahmed
I’ve used Stirling Ackroyd Legal a few times before. The staff are attentive and always advising me on issues regarding my matter. – Sally O’brian
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