Commercial Leases

The market for commercial leases is still affected by the current market situation. Lessors want to offer benefits to loyal lessees. Lessees want market regulation, among other things, and are increasingly focused on any charges payable in addition to the rent. It is well worth seeking legal advice before entering into a commercial lease or amending an existing lease.

When entering into or renegotiating a commercial lease, it is crucial to bear in mind that leases are usually long-term contractual relationships in which even minor adjustments to clauses etc. may have a significant impact over time.

Seeking legal advice when entering into a commercial lease guarantees that the lease is executed in the best possible way and based on all applicable legislation, and that the lease is aligned with the assumptions on which you base your business.

We have extensive experience in advising both lessors and lessees. Our experience is based both on our work in the legal profession and on our work as in-house lawyers specialising in real property, including commercial lease law.

In the advisory process, we focus on shedding light on all the important aspects of the lease, based on our belief that a good solution requires consideration of both commercial and legal aspects. Our aim is to strike the right balance between ensuring that all the details are in place and observing the agreed deadlines.

Disagreements cannot always be avoided. In the event of disputes, we have many years of experience with dialogues and negotiations to resolve conflicts. If a dispute cannot be settled amicably, we assist with risk assessment and dispute resolution, and this has developed into an independent practice area.

We advise on, for example:

  • Drafting of commercial leases, including subleases
  • Negotiation of contracts
  • Due diligence in relation to lease law
  • Termination of leases and vacation
  • Dialogue and negotiations in connection with disputes
  • Conducting legal proceedings relating to commercial leases, including rent adjustment