real estate


nexus solicitors provides a full range of services to cater for all your real estate and property business needs.


We advise landlords and tenants in relation to all aspects of commercial leases guiding you through what can appear to be a legislative minefield.   We act across a wide spectrum of sectors including retail, leisure, manufacturing, and corporate.


We advise on drafting and negotiating leases, lease renewal, assignment, termination of leases and compensation for non-renewal.


Our team assists clients with short-term lettings, licences and concession agreements, dilapidations, rent reviews, service charge liabilities and general enforcement issues.


We have significant expertise in lease transfer and disposal, licences to underlet, alter and change use, lease variation and surrenders.


We act in lettings for industrial, general commercial, retail, leisure and other uses.  We act in asset management and authorised guarantee agreements and overriding leases.


We advise borrowers and lenders on loan documentation for a range of transactions including secured loans, re-financing and the creation of property trusts.


We can assist in relation to securities involving a variety of retail establishments including shops, offices, commercial and residential developments through to public houses, and restaurants.


We advise on collateral security including debentures and personal guarantees.


We can provide prompt advice in what is now a volatile market. We can assist with the acquisition and disposal of all types of freehold and leasehold commercial properties, and provide a comprehensive service in relation to the initial site acquisition through to sale of the completed development. We will help you to assess the risks and liabilities in each transaction and to take the next steps with the benefit of the right strategy.


We can also provide advice on all aspects of the non-contentious documentation used in construction projects including professional appointments, collateral warranties, bank and surety bonds, insurance issues and development, lease and funding agreements.


We advise property owners, landlords and tenants on a wide range of property disputes and litigation arising from the ownership and occupation of property including those relating to party walls, boundaries, adverse possession, rights of light, rights of way, easements and restrictive covenants.


We act in cases involving trespass, nuisance, and rectification of leases and HM Land Registry.


We advise on rent and service charge recovery, rent reviews and service charges disputes.  We help landlords and tenants in relation to the termination of leases and tenancies including business tenancies.


We also act for clients involved in mortgage disputes and possession cases.  We have considerable experience in professional negligence (including surveyors and solicitors), property insolvency, eviction of squatters and dilapidations and disrepair claims.


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Des trained at a Specialist Commercial Property Firm in Manchester and later became a partner in a niche Manchester Commercial practice.
Paul qualified as a legal executive in 1996 and has worked in both local government and private practice. Before joining Nexus in 2001. His practice i...
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