Commercial Conveyancing Solicitors — Scotland

Buying or selling a commercial property? Whether you’re a property investor, a business owner, or a developer looking for your next project, you can be assured of our expert help with all aspects of your commercial conveyancing in Scotland.

Property Purchase Made Simple!

"I used Watermans to purchase my first property. I am very happy to report that Shawn and the team made the process very easy and simple to follow. Communication was quick and clear for me to understand. I would definitely use them again!"

Gregor, Estate Agency & Conveyancing Services

The Short of It

  • Buying and selling commercial property can be both exciting and stressful.

    At Watermans, we’re here to help you throughout the commercial property conveyancing process.

  • Our conveyancing and estate agency teams are experts

    in handling the purchase and sale of commercial properties.

  • We provide our clients with all the relevant information

    and a simple breakdown of our commercial conveyancing services and the costs involved.

  • Everything we do at Watermans is about getting you the resolution you need

    and providing straightforward legal advice. It should be that simple.

  • The Long of It

    Why Watermans?

    Why should I choose Watermans when buying and selling commercial property?

    Buying and selling commercial property are important milestones, and the process can be quite overwhelming. Our specialist commercial conveyancing solicitors in Scotland understand this and guide you every step of the way during commercial property transactions.

    We have over 30 years of experience in commercial conveyancing, from buying and selling offices for our clients to hospitality and retail spaces, industrial units, and residential development opportunities.

    Our commercial property solicitors can assist you with:

    • Strategic legal advice and marketing for commercial property sales
    • Full business conveyancing for property acquisition and disposal
    • Legal guidance and help with your business transfer
    • The purchase and sale of property with development potential
    • Advice for commercial leases and representation for commercial landlords and tenants

    As a close-knit team of commercial conveyancing solicitors in Edinburgh with customer service at our core, we pride ourselves on our transparent and honest approach to business. Our commercial conveyancers work hard to achieve the best results for our clients and their tenants.

    Our expert solicitors take the time to understand your needs to give you the best possible guidance from the outset, providing straightforward legal advice which you can rely on.

    Buying Commercial Property

    Are you looking to buy a commercial premises?

    Our experienced team of commercial solicitors in Dundee and the rest of Scotland would be delighted to advise you in your commercial property purchase. Our commercial property conveyancing service includes strategic advice and insights to help you throughout the process. Our commercial conveyancing report for commercial property includes expert market insights and advice on property prices.

    Our commercial property law services also include carrying out all your due diligence and completing the property conveyancing on your behalf. We will also submit your commercial Land & Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT) return.

    In addition, our team of solicitors for commercial conveyancing will:

    • Make pre-contract negotiations with your seller and prepare written offers
    • Instruct third parties such as surveyors and lenders
    • Commission building reports when needed
    • Research and peruse title deeds, plans and alterations
    • Work to transfer the title to your name

    In most purchases, including offices and premises for businesses, a conveyancing solicitor in Scotland can also act as your lender. With our proactive, hands-on approach, you can be assured of reliable and expert guidance, an informed negotiation, a successful result, and an efficient and smooth commercial property transaction in your commercial interests.

    A commercial conveyancing solicitor from our team will explain the commercial property purchase process in straightforward terms, and handle the legal side of things for you. Call us today to speak to one of our commercial property conveyancing solicitors.

    Selling Commercial Property

    Are you looking to sell a commercial premises?

    Selling or leasing a commercial property can be a big undertaking, but at Watermans, each conveyancing lawyer in Scotland strives to make it as stress-free as possible. We will work closely with you and make sure we’re available to lend our expertise in commercial conveyancing transactions when you need it.

    At Watermans, we pride ourselves on our estate agency service. Our commercial sales and purchases solicitors work on your behalf to achieve a fast sale and the best price for your commercial property.

    We begin with a free, no-obligation commercial conveyancing quote and a market appraisal. Our commercial property solicitors offer a personalised approach to your sale transactions.

    Partnered with our efficient property conveyancing team, we ensure smooth commercial conveyancing transactions for your valuable commercial asset. Our team of business solicitors will assist you every step of the way to ensure we achieve results in your best interests.

    How we help you buy or sell your commercial property

    Our estate agency marketing pack includes:

    • “For Sale” boards for clients and landlords
    • Professional photography and video
    • Virtual staging and virtual renovation
    • Property listings on our website
    • Property listings on Rightmove and ESPC
    • Bespoke promotion via our social media channels

    Working with a single point of contact throughout the sale, you’re kept informed with strategic legal advice and regular updates.

    A commercial property solicitor from our team will personally manage your viewings, actively seek feedback from interested parties, and ultimately negotiate a successful sale on your behalf.

    What Next?

    How do I get started with commercial conveyancing?

    If you’re ready to buy or sell a commercial property, or would simply like to enquire about how to begin the search, book a free consultation with Watermans today. We offer affordable commercial conveyancing fees, whether you’re looking to buy or sell your space to businesses.

    Our friendly and experienced conveyancing lawyers in Scotland have the expertise to answer any questions you may have and discuss the commercial conveyancing process from start to finish. We offer advice every step of the way, working closely with you to secure your desired outcome.

    In such a complex property market, we understand the need to be able to make informed decisions around your commercial property transaction. At Watermans, we offer a free, no-obligation valuation for our clients. We advise you on the potential value of your property and the current market conditions.

    With our advice and approach on how to successfully market your property, our team of expert solicitors can help you with the legal side of your commercial asset. Book a free valuation with us and find out more over an informal conversation.

    Whether you’re looking to buy or sell your commercial property, contact Watermans today. A commercial conveyancing solicitor can provide straightforward advice at affordable commercial conveyancing fees.

    Commercial Conveyancing in Scotland - FAQs

    Residential conveyancing relates to selling or purchasing a house, while conveyancing for a commercial property relates to business premises. This includes hospitality businesses, offices, and more. Our commercial property lawyers in Scotland can help with both a business property transaction and residential conveyancing.

    When you hire a conveyancing solicitor in Scotland, the conveyancing process can take four to eight weeks.

    You’re required to use a solicitor for commercial conveyancing. Our lawyers in Dundee, Glasgow and Edinburgh can help make the process simpler.

    Request a callback and let our commercial conveyancing solicitors in Scotland start the process to make your commercial transaction effortless.

    Get in touch with us

    Everything we do at Watermans is about getting you the resolution you need and making that process straightforward. Start the process by sending us your details below or calling us on 0131 555 7055

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    Our property expert

    “My clients would describe me as being approachable, down to earth and easy to get on with. This allows me to build relationships with my clients and provide straightforward legal advice without all the jargon.”

    Shawn Wood, Head of Conveyancing