In simple words, commercial conveyancing is a process of transferring ownership of commercial property in England and Wales. It may include any property which comes under commercial property such as a business building, a shop and other properties like that. Commercial conveyancing covers following areas including: buying of property, selling of property, leases and renewal thereof, guarantees, services charges, rent agreements and deposits, sale and acquisition of leases, VAT and other tax issues, landlord’s consents, licensing of property, general pre-contract enquiries regarding the property, general position at end of lease term and commercial mortgages.
A person who looks after these matters of commercial properties is called a commercial conveyance lawyer. There are also many residential conveyancing lawyers working though, but such lawyers are normally not capable of handling many sensitive issues of commercial properties and that’s why the services of such lawyers are not recommended to hire. Commercial conveyancing lawyers help clients sell or purchase a property for commercial development.
He provides his client with useful advices regarding potential problem, makes enquiries of the relevant statutory, inquires about the financial health and character of the seller, launches an investigation regarding the history of the site to be purchased, initiates investigation of site by environmental consultants and, in the end, provides the full report to his client whether he should purchase the property or not.
Since commercial conveyancing is much complicated than the residential conveyancing, it is highly recommend that people hire the services of commercial conveyancing lawyers so that they do not face any problems after selling or purchasing in future. The other services which a commercial conveyancing lawyer can provide include: advices in case of partnership and employment, advice on boundary disputes, administering oaths and statutory declarations. People need to understand that their commercial conveyancing lawyers help them by avoiding long and time consuming court cases.