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Leasing - commercial

Hero Aberdeen Lighthouse

Expertise that ensures you realise the best value from your property.

With one of the largest dedicated teams in the north and north east of Scotland, and working with private and public sector developers, investors landlords and tenants, we have an established reputation across the full range of commercial property services.

We leverage our considerable knowledge of the commercial leasing market on behalf of our clients: providing an efficient, effective service that’s suited to your needs.

From negotiating heads of terms through to advising on development agreements and agreements to lease, our job is to ensure that your interests are protected, including in relation to repairing obligations, dilapidations, liquidated damages, long stop dates, and insurance.
We also advise on strategy through incentives; regearing; open market rental payments and timing of breaks to achieve your business needs.

Our work is supported by our firm’s network of legal and sector specialists in banking and finance law, construction, environmental, licensing and planning.

Trust our team led by partner Stephen Morrice to oversee all processes and procedures in a thorough manner.

Our commercial property work is endorsed by clients in research conducted by international legal directory Chambers and Partners:

"We like the co-operation, understanding, urgency, pragmatism and good, sound advice that they provide. The team are very good and work well together." Stephen Morrice is noted as a key contact.

Worldwide research publication Legal 500 also recommends our commercial property work:

“Ledingham Chalmers LLP provides “a high standard of advice” to public sector organisations and oilfield services companies, as well as developers, housebuilders and other clients. In 2015, Alan Michie assisted Kirkwood Homes with the acquisition and development of approximately 600 residential units at Blackdog, Aberdeenshire. In another highlight for Stephen Morrice’s team, Michie acted for Anderson Anderson & Brown LLP in its letting of a new-build office facility at Prime Four Business Park, Kingswells.”