Peace of mind before you sign
Before you sign a Retail Lease Agreement, you should get professional advice from a lawyer to make sure you understand the contract and are happy with the terms. A Retail Lease is a serious financial commitment – make sure you know what you’re signing up for! Our Retail Lease Agreement package includes a legal review of all lease documents, followed by a written advice to you in plain english which summarises your rights and obligations under the retail lease.
We’ll also let you know about any red flags which you should address before you agree to sign on the dotted line.
What You Get
Things are not set in stone.
You can negotiate changes to a Retail Lease to get a better deal. Our Retail Lease Agreement package includes our recommendations on changes you should request from the landlord before you sign the lease. Examples of this include adding an option to renew, and negotiating the number of rent reviews during the lease term. If you’d prefer, we can negotiate changes directly with the landlord on your behalf (for an additional fee).
Frequently Asked Questions
It’s important that you understand exactly what you are signing up for and are aware of the risks. We do the hard work for you by going through the lease with a fine-tooth comb (so to speak).
If you’ve never read through a Retail Lease Agreement before, you could easily miss unfair terms such as make good obligations and high interest rates. We’re experts in this area and know exactly what to look for. We can also advise you on areas where you may be able to negotiate a better deal with the landlord.
Every situation is different, which is why you need expert advice from a commercial lawyer. We’re small business specialists, so you know you’re in safe hands with us.
We’ll consider your unique situation and let you know if we think this is right for your business.
Our head office is at Inspire Cowork – a coworking space in Sydney – but we also support flexible work for our team. Our lawyers can work from anywhere.
We use technology to come to you, wherever you’re located around Australia. Many of our clients work from home or at coworking spaces, just like us.
We communicate with our clients via phone, email and Zoom – whatever works best for you. There’s no need to meet face to face, but if you’re ever in the area you’re welcome to drop in!