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Negotiating the Lease
The Code for Leasing Business Premises provides Model Heads of Terms for negotiating the lease of commercial property. You can use these for guidance when discussing terms with the Landlord or its agent.
Once the Heads of Terms are agreed each party should appoint a solicitor. The Landlordís solicitor will prepare a draft lease reflecting the agreed terms. The tenantís solicitor will check the Lease and draft any amendments for the Landlordís approval.
Aspects which will require careful and detailed consideration include the following: