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Dilapidations & Lease Advisory

Watts Group Limited provide specialist dilapidations & lease advisory services to landlord and tenant clients from our national network of offices. We provide this advice across the full range of asset types including commercial, industrial and retail property.

Our services include:

  • Lease advisory (including advice on break clauses, agreements to lease, rent free periods)
  • Schedule of Condition & pre-occupation advice
  • Notice to Repair
  • Interim Schedules of Dilapidation
  • Terminal Schedules of Dilapidation
  • Dilapidations liability reports
  • Negotiation or defense of claims for landlord & tenant
  • Strategic advice (including exit strategies)
  • Compliant FRS 102 Accountancy Assessments for occupiers
  • Section 18(1) guidance
  • Monitoring compliance works for landlords/tenants
  • Negotiating scope of works for tenant
  • Portfolio dilapidations management for tenants/landlords

Our aim is provide expert help where claims arise on dilapidated property or advice is needed on the operation of leases. We recognise that claims are becoming increasingly complex from both a surveying and legal perspective, with informed, accurate, pragmatic and timely advice being fundamental to achieving a favourable outcome.

Watts Group Limited have adopted the requirements of the dilapidations pre-action protocol as best practice. Please contact your local dilapidations expert:

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Ian Laurie

Ian Laurie

Director

T: +44 (0)161 831 6180
E: ian.laurie@watts.co.uk

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Gary Reeve

Gary Reeve

National Director - Commercial Building Surveying

T: +44 (0)20 7280 8000
E: gary.reeve@watts.co.uk

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