With us in your corner, the commercial side of your business is in safe hands.

Practical, focused and fast when you need us to be, we pay attention to the detail while keeping things moving – leaving you to stay focused on your next move.

Whether you’re buying, selling, structuring or investing in your business, let us do the heavy lifting so you don’t have to.

Legal expertise that supports your employees and your business. We’re always available and always ready to step in when you need us. 

Our breadth of expertise means you’ll be prepped and ready to handle the unique challenges of this fast-paced and ever-changing sector. 

Your business is unique. We’ll help you keep it that way. 

Our deep level of sector expertise means we’re the go-to law firm for clients leading the way in the low-carbon industry. 

Commercial property

Property law specialists who get the job done

When it comes to managing commercial property, you want a legal team on-side that keeps things moving.

Practical, focused and fast when you need us to be, we match our expertise to your situation. We pay attention to the detail and keep everything on track – leaving you to stay focused on your next move.

Insight for investors

When you spot an investment opportunity, you need a legal partner who can help you assess it swiftly against your business objectives. We listen to your needs and give you advice that’s on-point and aligned to your strategy.

Throughout your investment lifecycle, we can help you:

  • structure transactions at heads of terms stage
  • make investment purchases
  • secure property finance (senior debt or equity)
  • unlock the potential to increase returns
  • dispose of assets.

Adding value for developers

Whether you’re a commercial property developer, or a landowner looking to sell to a developer, we’ll take care of the legal groundwork. We’re in your corner for the entire development cycle, from acquisition and development to sale – working alongside your project team to provide a service that adds value, brick by brick. 

We can help you: 

  •  negotiate promotion agreements 
  • negotiate option and conditional agreements for strategic land
  • manage joint venture and development management agreements
  • dispose of sites or units.

Trusted by corporate tenants

Rely on us to handle the legal aspects when taking on new office space or re-negotiating an existing contract. We’ll get you in on time, on budget and with all the relevant boxes ticked – overseeing lease agreements and helping you deal with any other tenant matters that may arise. 

We can help you:

  • draft pre-let and anchor tenant agreements
  • manage new openings 
  • re-gear or renew your leases   
  • relocate or dispose of your workspace. 

Painless portfolio management

With the latest market knowhow at our fingertips, we’re your eyes and ears when it comes to managing or expanding your property portfolio. Your holdings are in safe hands – we’ll keep you on top of the latest regulation and legislation, manage risks and help you identify opportunities for development and growth.  

You’ll also have access to your own, personalised digital portal, shaped around the information you and your stakeholders need 24/7 access to. 

We can help you:

  • standardise new property assets
  • draft lease assignments 
  • carry out portfolio rationalisation 
  • re-gear your leases.    

They have a good understanding of the important issues for businesses

“The team was able to provide clear and timely advice, which assisted greatly in the completion of our deal.”

Anthony Skitt, Aspects Holidays Limited

Quick, astute advice

“David and the team were awesome. Murrells’ depth of expertise gave us quick, astute advice across a range of issues which, crucially for us, worked with our ambitious timescale.”

Joe Healey, Managing Director, Healeys

Meet our commercial property team

Anna Bevan

Trainee Solicitor

Anna Bevan

Trainee Solicitor

Anna is a Trainee Solicitor in our commercial property team, assisting on transactions including leases, developments, commercial finance deals and easements.

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Caroline Daly

Associate

Caroline Daly

Associate

Caroline has been with us since 2009 and is a safe pair of hands on all commercial property matters involving industrial units, retail premises and development sites.

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David Williams

Partner

David Williams

Partner

David is the lead contact for our hospitality and commercial property teams.

Praised by the Legal 500 for his ability to unpick complex issues, David specialises in advising corporate occupiers and portfolio holders. He’s advised the estates and property team at St Austell Brewery for many years and is a moderator for appointments to the British Institute of Innkeeping’s advisory panel.

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Jenny Harbord

Partner

Jenny Harbord

Partner

Described as “the go-to counsel” for domestic and international energy clients by the Legal 500, Jenny is a highly skilled commercial property lawyer with a specialism in renewable energy.

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Wendy Pellow

Legal Assistant

Wendy Pellow

Legal Assistant

Wendy supports our commercial property and renewable energy teams, helping them to get their jobs done by handling a vast range of technical and administrative tasks.

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See some of our commercial property work

Murrell Associates advise as Bawden and Parry say “mahalo” to Kona

Murrell Associates advise as Bawden and Parry say “mahalo” to Kona

Murrell Associates hit it for six in 2024’s Legal 500

Murrell Associates, the corporate and commercial law firm is celebrating their strongest performance of their 15-year history in the latest edition of legal directory the Legal 500.   Six of Murrells’ lawyers were ranked individually with Rebecca Anforth hitting the top spot, ranking as a Leading Individual for intellectual property advisors across the South West. […]

Murrell Associates supports the regeneration of St Ives’ Old Lifeboat House

David Williams and Anna Bevan from Murrell Associates’ hospitality team advise Paul & Ylenia Haase the owners of The Old Lifeboat House, on a new lease to Onzo Limited, a new venture between established local operators, St Ives Restaurants and Symons Retail.