Commercial Property

Clarke Jeffers commercial property solicitors pride themselves on a contemporary and plain spoken approach combined with all the expertise and professionalism you would expect from one of the region’s leading firms. We specialise in and can provide valuable assistance and guidance with all aspects of acquisition, disposal, development, letting and management of commercial property. Our team also has considerable experience relating to property finance matters. At the outset of each project we work closely with our clients to clearly understand their business objectives.

We act for large retail chains acquiring multiple commercial units, commercial developers, industrial specialists, companies, syndicates, partnerships and individual investors. Our long experience in the commercial property sector allows us to anticipate issues which regularly arise in such transactions and to provide clear and concise solutions.

Our expertise in business law allows us to have a better understanding of our client’s goal in purchasing commercial property. We offer a “one stop” service from acquisition to final completion and ongoing management to include commercial leasing, subletting, assignments and licensing.

“As important as money in a commercial property investment is experience. We lend our 80 years to our clients to provide the best combination of skills possible.

-William Clarke, Partner.

Specialist Areas include:

  • Sale and Purchase of Commercial Property

  • Mortgaging/Re-financing & Stage Payment Matters

  • Partnership Agreements

  • Co-Ownership Agreements

  • Taxation

  • Service Charges

  • Shopping Centre Agreements

  • Rent Reviews

  • Due Diligence

  • Development & Investment Agreements

  • Specialist Commercial Purchase (Retail/Leisure Industry)

  • Rent Reviews

  • Arbitration

  • Disputes


View our frequently asked questions.

A standard transaction typically takes between 4 and 6 weeks to complete. A lot will depend on the complexity of the transaction, whether finances being obtained and what commercial terms surround the purchase.

The current rate of stamp duty for commercial property in Ireland is 7.5%.

A break clause allows the holder of the clause (this can be either the tenant or the landlord or both) to escape the lease at a given point in time. For example if you enter a 10 year lease and you have a break clause after year for then you are entitled to leave at that point and you cannot be forced to stay for the full 10 year duration. These clauses have become exceptionally important since the arrival of Covid 19.

Yes, a BER certificate and accompanying advisory report is required.


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