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Buying & Selling Commercial Property

Commercial Conveyancing Solicitors in Manchester & Stockport


Investing in or selling a commercial property is one of the most significant steps you can take so it is vital that you instruct experienced, legal professionals to manage the transaction on your behalf to protect your business, your equity and your wider interests.

As one of the leading law firms operating across Manchester and Stockport, Clifford Johnson & Co. has been providing conveyancing services in the area for more than 30 years and its fully qualified conveyancing solicitors are among the best in the business.

Specialising in both commercial and residential property law, we have the high levels of skill and expertise necessary to avoid any potential pitfalls, issues and delays, ensuring that everything runs as smoothly as possible with a swift completion date.

Clifford Johnston & Co. is accredited by the Law Society’s Conveyancing Quality Scheme, so that you can be confident in the standard of expertise and service we provide.

We understand just how important your business is and will work tirelessly on your behalf to deliver the very best results, every single time.

How we can help

Over the past three decades, Clifford Johnston & Co. has helped thousands of clients with their commercial property transactions. From small and start-up businesses to large companies and extensive property portfolios, we have the experience and technical knowledge to represent you effectively and successfully navigate what can often be a complex and challenging process.

We understand that every client and every business is unique so we will take the time to get to know you and your aims so that we are able to provide you with a bespoke legal service to best serve your commercial interests.

Clifford Johnston can help you with any matters relating to:

• Commercial property sales

We will handle all the legal work including drawing up and checking contracts, advising on completing the necessary CPSE forms and managing funds.

• Commercial property purchases

We will carry out the full conveyancing process including investigating the property title, checking contracts, carrying out searches, addressing any issues and managing funds.

• Financial negotiations

Commercial property involves a significant amount of investment and risk so we always recommend that you take professional, legal advice on all matters relating to the finances, including raising the funds and negotiating the price of a property. Whether you are looking to buy or sell for the best price, having an experienced solicitor who is practised in such transactions is invaluable.

• Leases

Whether you are a landlord looking to grant a lease or are looking to take on a commercial lease yourself, we can help with negotiations, renewals and the transfer of leasing rights.

• Acquisitions and disposals

We regularly handle acquisitions and disposals for all commercial property including business premises, offices, retail units and industrial sites.

• Statutory agreements

In order to carry out a redevelopment project, you may be asked to enter into a Planning Agreement with the local authority, before planning permission is granted. We can help you draft and negotiate such agreements so that the process is as swift and simple as possible.

Commercial property law can be extremely complicated, but we have the level of expertise and experience necessary to quickly identify and mitigate any potential issues. We will work to address any legal matters affecting your conveyancing requirements so that the process is both straight-forward and efficient.

We pride ourselves on our excellent communication and our friendly and personable approach, providing you with clear, coherent advice and updates throughout.

Who will handle my case?

Unlike many law firms, we believe it is important that the full process is carried out by a highly qualified solicitor. All of our commercial transactions are manged by Horup Khan, who is an accomplished legal specialist and renowned throughout the legal profession as an expert in his field. He is directly contactable by phone or email and will provide you with regular advice and updates as your transaction progresses.

What are the fees?

We can provide you with a free, no obligation quotation for our services and will always be upfront and transparent about all of the legal and additional fees that will be incurred as part of your property transaction.
We offer reasonable and competitive rates so for more detailed information and a comprehensive breakdown of our charges don’t hesitate to contact us today.

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Clifford Johnston & Co. is one of the most experienced and accomplished law firms in Manchester and Stockport. We provide legal services for all commercial premises so contact our friendly team today for expert, professional advice.

Having offices both in Manchester (Burnage) and Stockport (Heaton Moor), we are easily accessible for appointments. If you cannot come to us, we may be able to come to you and we are often able for appointments outside of normal office hours and at short notice.

We regularly provide commercial conveyancing legal services to clients throughout Stockport, Cheshire, Lancashire & Manchester but also across the United Kingdom. You can count on us to help and guide you whatever your challenge or circumstance.

As a recognised full service law firm we can support your needs wherever you live in Wales, England & Northern Ireland.



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