One of the most important components of a business is its lease. A lease is a significant financial commitment for tenants. It can have serious consequences for your business, so it is important that you conduct your due diligence on the terms of the lease before signing it.

Dwyer Durack has extensive experience in drafting and advising on clients commercial and retail leasing. We regularly act for both landlords and tenants in transactions ranging from large commercial premises to leases for small businesses.

We negotiate and prepare all types of specially tailored lease agreements and provide practical advice and solutions.  Our advice covers all areas of law relating to leasing, including rent reviews, defaults and recovery of monies. Dwyer Durack prides itself on providing clear and concise documentation.

Some commercial leases are classified as “retail” and fall under the Commercial Tenancy (Retail Shops) Agreements Act 1985. This Act sets out certain provisions and conditions that must be contained in a retail shop lease, including stringent disclosure requirements. Dwyer Durack are able to assist with compliance of all the requirements that you may have under the Act.

Investing time and effort to have your lease reviewed and properly drafted before allowing or taking possession of the premises may avoid potential disputes, inconvenience and future loss. If you need expert advice regarding a lease, please contact us.

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