Commercial Property Conveyancing

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Residential | Commercial

Commercial property transactions are becoming increasingly complex, with legislative changes and more sophisticated developments requiring expert legal advice.

Turner Hopkins provides high-quality advice to property owners, developers and tenants in a broad range of commercial projects. Turner Hopkins' strong reputation is built on our technical expertise and our common sense and pragmatic approach to getting the deal done.

Why Choose Turner Hopkins

  • We have a proven track record of commercial property experience.
  • Our experience enables us to identify potential pitfalls and risks relating to the transaction in question and ensure these are mitigated or eliminated.
  • We operate a continuing legal education programme to ensure TH personnel are kept up to date with the latest legal developments.
  • We pride ourselves on developing an excellent level of communication with our clients to ensure we fully understand what they are seeking to achieve.

The Areas We Cover

Generally, clients approaching us for commercial property advice fall into one of the following categories:

Purchasing property

If you are looking to buy a commercial property, we will guide you through the process to ensure you fully understand the following:

  • Your obligations under the agreement for sale and purchase;
  • Your responsibilities under your funding arrangement e.g. guarantees;
  • Your obligations as a owner occupier;
  • What other professionals you will require e.g. Valuers, engineers;
  • Your continuing compliance obligations as a property owner.


If you are looking to enter into a lease of commercial premises, we will assist you in:

  • Negotiating the terms of the lease to ensure it reflects your particular needs;
  • Understanding your obligations under the lease;
  • Strategising negotiations with the landlord including rent reviews and lease variations.


If you are either a Landlord looking to lease a vacant commercial property or negotiate with an existing tenant, we can help you:

  • Consider pre-leasing issues e.g. compliance issues which a prospective tenant may require such as fire ratings which allow racking above 3 meters in warehouse areas;
  • In reviewing the credit worthiness of a tenant or guarantors;
  • Preparing the lease documentation.


If you are considering selling your commercial property, we assist in maximising the return you will receive by:

  • Identifying those steps which should be undertaken prior to sale e.g. negotiating lease renewals and rent reviews;
  • Preparing due diligence packages for prospective purchasers;
  • Reviewing contractual documentation e.g. tender documents;
  • Negotiating preferred terms with marketing and real estate agents.

Recent Reviews...

“I would like to take this opportunity to say thank you to John Stirling and Kathryn Wynd for their patience and understanding. We are so honored to have John and Kathryn looking after us. Whenever someone asks if I know of legal firm, I always say Turner Hopkins.” ~ Manaia
“I can't speak highly enough of Jenny. She got everything done in a timely manner and when my ex-husband threw a spanner in the works at the eleventh hour she got the required documentation to his lawyers and settlement back on track.” ~ Tracey
“John is very easy to talk to, he never makes you feel dumb, and never makes you feel like you are wasting his time for asking questions. He explains everything very clearly, every time. John's support staff are also very efficient and so easy to deal with. No detail is missed when dealing with them. My husband and I are fans of them all :)” ~ Jess