• Our experienced commercial property solicitors have the expertise to meet your needs across all areas of commercial real estate.

    Our lawyers can advise you on a wide range of issues, including buying and selling commercial property, finance, leases, licences, rents, landlord and tenant issues, and property development. We can also advise on the property aspects of corporate transactions.

    Why choose our Commercial Property team?

    Our Commercial Property team is one of the largest specialist teams in the region. We pride ourselves on our skilled lawyers and their expertise in commercial property across a range of sectors, including healthcare, agriculture, construction, charities and education.

    First and foremost, we focus on giving you clear advice and delivering projects in a way which is aligned to achieve your commercial objectives.

    We tailor our advice to your needs and ensure we involve you in every step of the decision-making process. We believe that fostering an open relationship with our clients is key to achieving your aims.

    We work collaboratively with other professionals such as lenders, planning specialists, land agents and accountants, to deliver practical and workable solutions.

    Our reputation is built on the wide range of work we do with a variety of clients including landowners, investors, developers, occupiers and lenders.

    Our lawyers understand the issues that our clients face, and are members of a number of organisations which represent our clients’ interests. These include the Primary Care Premises Forum, the Country Land and Business Association, and the Maidstone Economic Business Partnership.

    We are also part of the Marcalliance global network of international lawyers, which connects us to legal experts around the world who specialise in real estate.

    For real estate and construction projects across international borders, we can access trusted expertise on local industry and legal regulations across the globe.

    Recognition of our expertise

    Our Commercial Property team is ranked in the top tier of leading legal directory The Legal 500 2024.

    Head of the team Sarah Gaines was named as a ‘Leading Individual’ in the 2024 directory, while Ash Jilani, Bill Butler, Helen Stonham and Lee May are rated as ‘Recommended Lawyers’.

    The team was also ranked in the Chambers and Partners 2024 directory with Sarah Gaines and Partner Ash Jilani receiving individual recognition for their expertise in real estate.

    Several members of the team have particular expertise in working with charity and not-for-profit clients. As a result, in 2014 Brachers was appointed to the Panel of the Charities Aid Foundation Bank, highlighting us an approved supplier to support charities with banking and finance.

    We are also a panel consultant for the Almshouse Association, which provides support to more than 1,600 independent almshouse member charities across the UK.

    Find out more about our awards, accreditations and partnerships.

    How we can help

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      Our Commercial Property solicitors are based in Maidstone and Canterbury and are ready to help with any legal advice you need.

      You can call us on 01622 690691, email us or use the contact form on this page.

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  • Brachers works in a way that narrows the lines and gets you to where you want to be. It’s a good firm.

    Chambers & Partners 2024
  • We felt a real sense of comfort and confidence knowing that all complex issues were in very capable hands.

    Chambers & Partners 2024
  • Incredibly approachable team. We were assigned a member of the team who proved to be the perfect match to handle the sale of our business.

    Legal 500 2024
  • A major law firm with a strong commercial property team and an excellent range of specialist lawyers for every speciality and eventuality.

    Legal 500 2024
  • I have only been impressed with Brachers. I have had clear, accurate and professional advice throughout the process and have never had any cause to doubt their capabilities.

    Legal 500 2024
  • Brachers has a synergy between departments that delivers a holistic advice set but always with a commercial sensitivity ensuring the clients interests are paramount and protected but without losing sight of the ultimate transaction goal – they choose the right battles!

    The Legal 500 2023
  • They are an excellent team achieving excellent outcomes.

    Chambers & Partners 2022
  • We have used the services of Brachers for a considerable number of years. They have supported us with leases and licences with our tenants and also when we have acquired space in external landlords’ properties.

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  • All the team are knowledgeable and as they hold our legal documents for safe keeping, the information is readily available as required.

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  • In demand for its expertise in the medical sector and often represents NHS trusts and clinical commissioning groups.

    Chambers & Partners
  • It was a pleasure to work with you and while I was on the periphery of the work on this purchase I was very impressed with the service from you and the company.

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