Occupiers need to drive value from their operational real estate. Our Occupier team’s experience of working with national and international occupiers, and our extensive sector knowledge – means we understand the issues facing occupiers and the importance of concluding deals efficiently to meet operational requirements.
Our specialist Occupier Team works across the UK and Internationally supporting a multitude of global brands in the management of their property portfolio. Working with our clients as a strategic partner on a variety of issues from Carbon Reduction to Return to Office strategies to advising on flexible lease options, our legal expertise helps our clients maximise the value and minimise the risk associated with their portfolio.
How we can help you
With one of the largest Real Estate teams in the UK and global coverage via our international offices, we are a full service global team. Our services include:
Lease Negotiation: We support lease negotiations, ensuring favourable terms and identifying and managing risk for tenants by drafting, reviewing, and negotiating agreements.
Due Diligence: We assess property's legal and financial status, including environmental and advise on how to integrate ESG into portfolio strategies.
Exit Strategies: Guidance on lease termination and dispute resolution.
Compliance: Ensuring adherence to local, national, and international regulations.
Portfolio Management: Advising on managing leased properties, expansions, contractions, and renewals.
Financial Considerations: Guidance on property tax, incentives, and financial implications.
Licensing and Permitting: Assistance with permits for specific property uses.
Risk Management: Identifying and mitigating legal risks in real estate holdings.
Documentation Management: Organising lease-related documents for compliance purposes
Portfolio Strategy: Developing a strategic approach for lease management.
Our dedicated team provide value at every stage of property and portfolio life-cycle
Whilst some businesses (including DWF) had already begun to implement agile ways of working pre-pandemic, it is undeniable that the Covid-19 pandemic exponentially accelerated the workplace shifting towards hybrid working. With the pandemic behind us, it is clear that hybrid working is here to stay.