Commercial Leasing

Commercial and Retail Leases

Commercial and Retail leases are important documents.  A lease once signed sets out the terms of the landlord and tenant relationship for many years.  So, it is important to get it right.

Landlords and tenants have different priorities a landlord.


From a landlord’s perspective a good lease is one that imposes maximum obligations on the tenant for maintenance, repairs, make good and outgoings.


Whereas a tenant will always want to minimise these obligations.  It is important that a commercial or retail lease strikes a fair balance between these two opposing positions.

We advise both landlords and tenants in Melbourne which means we understand both sides of the as transaction. Whether you need help with a:

  • Commercial lease
  • Retail tenancy lease
  • Disclosure statement
  • Assignment of a lease
  • Sublease
  • Variation of lease
  • The exercise of an option for a renewal of lease
  • Surrender of lease or
  • Negotiation a rent review or new lease


We can help.

We are experienced commercial leasing lawyers in Melbourne and have the experience to get the best result for you.

We also can advise on the related leasing issues such as:

  • licence agreements;
  • portfolio management; and
  • land tax reduction for approved not for profit organisations

How much will it cost

If you are a tenant email a copy of the proposed lease and we will give you a fixed price quote.

If you are a landlord email a copy of the offer to lease and we will give you a fixed price quote.