Commercial Property

Commercial PropertyFord & Warren's Commercial Property department has specialist expertise in all aspects of commercial property. Our clients include leading chains of retail licensed premises, high street retailers, landlords, the education and public sector, the industrial sector, charities, developers and builders.

Our services include:

  • acquisitions and disposals;
  • funding arrangements;
  • landlord and tenant matters;
  • planning and environmental issues;
  • development/building contracts, appointments, warranties etc.;
  • option and pre-emption agreements.

The team works closely with the firm's Property Litigation, Corporate and Licensing departments which enables them to provide a full service to its clients.

The Commercial Property department has one of the most specialised licensed property teams in the UK. The department is service led and offers sound, pragmatic advice to individuals and businesses, in plain English.

The department has a number of long-standing clients and an excellent reputation within the licensing and leisure industry. Ford & Warren is also a member of the Association of Multiple Licensed Retailers (AMLR).

The department is distinguished in the marketplace by its reasonable rates and commitment to exceeding client expectations in relation to service levels, making the team an excellent cost-effective alternative to city firms.

Key Contacts: Title: Role: Email: Secretary:
Peter McWilliams (view profile) Managing Partner Head of Business & Commerce Sheree Wraith
Ben Mackenzie (view profile) Partner Head of Property Litigation Elizabeth Ward
Mark Crabtree (view profile) Partner Head of Commercial Property Donna Horbury