Business and Commercial

Cook Taylor Woodhouse Legal Department is staffed by 5 qualified solicitors with many years’ experience of all types of property and commercial work.  Several of our commercial solicitors have run their own businesses over the years and can therefore advise in a practical down to earth way without recourse to legal jargon.

We will at all stages provide you with clear, plain English reports on all aspects of your commercial transaction.

Here are some of the areas that our Commercial Department covers:-

Acquiring or selling residential investment properties

We can provide a quick, efficient, simple, no nonsense service for property investors and you will deal with the same solicitor at all times.

Acquiring commercial premises

We can assist you with the acquisition of freehold and leasehold investment properties and we can assist you in the negotiation and completion of new commercial leases including obtaining appropriate Licence to Assign and other consents from the landlord or other interested parties.  Our specialists will ensure that the legal documentation reflects the deal that you have negotiated and will explain the position to you in clear, easy to understand language.

Landlords granting new Leases

We can advise you when you are granting a new lease either on a single property or a development and give you clear uncomplicated advice on the best type of lease to protect your financial and commercial position.

Buying or selling a business as a going concern

We can assist you in the acquisition or disposal of businesses including advising you on employment rights, licensing and other aspects of the transaction.


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