When Do You Need A Real Estate Lawyer?

Real Estate Lawyer

Property can represent a substantial investment for anyone. When dealing with residential or commercial property matters, you need the best advice from experienced experts in their particular field. But what do real estate lawyers do exactly, and when might you need one?

What are the areas of a business for a real estate lawyer?

Real estate lawyers deal with all legal aspects of residential property and commercial property, and many will also deal with domestic and international property matters. They must cover a broad range of property law disciplines:

  • Buying or selling commercial and residential property
  • Acquiring land
  • Property development
  • Investment in real estate
  • Drafting, interpreting and negotiating contracts
  • Supporting commercial entities with the acquisition, construction and development of property for commercial franchises
  • Leases of commercial property
  • Property dispute resolution
  • Manage property tax matters
  • Accessing finance and funding

 Do I need a real estate lawyer?

The sheer range of property matters managed by real estate lawyers is reflected by the breadth of individuals, institutions and commercial entities who benefit from their specialist knowledge.

commercial property

Whether for private property purchases by an individual or a hotel chain increasing its portfolio, effective management and protection of their investment are imperative. This highlights the importance of using a real estate lawyer who not only supports with transactional requirements but can also provide strategic guidance on property investment to a range or people and business entities. For example:

  • Builders
  • Landowners and landlords
  • Developers
  • Property management companies
  • Commercial, retail, leisure, businesses
  • Agricultural interests
  • Residential property buyers and sellers
  • Private tenants
  • Investors
  • Governments and public sector bodies
  • Banks, lenders and funds
  • Charities and other institutions

The value of specialist advice

Property law can be incredibly involved, complex and time-consuming, requiring the support of a commercial or residential property lawyer with the specialist expertise to spot potential pitfalls.

GSC’s property practice is at the heart of our business. We have built a reputation for being trusted commercial and residential legal experts, offering cost-effective and high-quality services.

Strategic planning, funding, acquisition construction, management and disposals are all areas in which we advise clients. Providing comprehensive support regarding residential and commercial property lets us establish long term relationships, ready to manage each stage of the property acquisition and holding cycle.

GSC property solicitors

GSC Solicitors based in London have a well-established team of solicitors with expertise within a wide range of sectors in commercial law. We are the first port of call for property legal advice for many clients because we can offer a thorough and pro-active service. This enables us to manage property issues in conjunctions with commercial, tax, family and private wealth management, for a comprehensive strategic approach.

The real estate lawyers at GSC use their specialist knowledge and vast experience to support clients on all aspects of real estate law.

We combine innovation and market knowledge with a personal, client-focused approach to deliver the highest professional standards.To find out how we can help you, talk to one of our team today.