• 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.

    Recognition of our expertise

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

    Head of the team Sarah Gaines was named as a ‘Leading Individual’ in the 2022 directory, while several other members of the team are rated as ‘Recommended Lawyers’.

    The team was also ranked in the Chambers and Partners 2022 directory. Sarah Gaines and Partner Ash Jilani were individually recognised for their expertise in real estate, while Partner Sarah Webster, head of our Agriculture and Rural team, was highly ranked for her expertise in agriculture and rural affairs.

    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

    Simply expand the sections below for more information on the services and support available to you.

    • Financial advice for commercial property

      Occupiers and tenants

      Property managers, investors and landlords

      Property developers

    • How to contact us

      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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Meet the Team:

  • Excellent team that has provided a complete commercial and real estate service during the past year when we have sold a substantial site with planning permission, renegotiated leases with tenants and purchased an adjoining land holding all through Covid restrictions and the challenges that has bought to us all.

    The Legal 500 2022
  • 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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