Assignments, Underlettings, and Licences for Occupation

Our commercial property team are on hand to offer advice and practical support in all aspects of leasehold management, including assignments, underlettings, and licences for occupation.

The assignment of a lease is the transfer of an existing lease by the current tenant to a new tenant with the landlord’s consent. Each party will require independent legal advice and we have vast experience of acting for the assignor, assignee, or landlord in these matters.

A tenant may wish to sublet if it is unable to assign part only of its property. To be able to sublet a commercial property (also known as underletting), the consent of the landlord is required. This is usually documented in a formal licence to sublet. It is important to ensure you fully understand your rights and obligations before entering into a licence to sublet and our highly regarded team can walk you through each step whilst minimising any potential risks

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